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France, ca. 1320
MS M.372 fol. 3r

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Roman de la Rose: Sadness -- Personification of Sadness, name inscribed TRITECE in rubric, pulls long hair tresses over shoulders and stands between two trees. Figure against gold background within frame.
Above miniature in right column, rubric label, TRITECE POURTRETE.
Below miniature in right column, champide initial D at beginning of text, DELEZ ENUIE AUQUES PRES IERE / TRISTECE PEINTE EN LA MEUIERE / ....

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