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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 110v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Welcome driven to Prison --Man, wearing tunic, raising right hand, places left hand on back of Welcome, with arms extended, entering prison. Scene within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves. Above miniature in left column, rubric caption of scene, CO(M)MENT BELACUER (sic) FU MENEZ / PRUDEMENT ET EMPRISONNEZ. Below miniature in left column, painted decorated initial L at beginning of text, LORS LE PRENNENT / ET TANT LE BATENT …

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