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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 140v

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Roman de la Rose: Scene, Venus capturing Castle -- Venus, crowned, winged, draws bow toward flaming castle. Scene against diapered background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in right column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, CI DIST L'AUCTEUR CO(M)MENT VENUS EMBRASA TOUT LE CHASTEL.
Below miniature, initial in right column of fol. 141r.

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