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Roman de la Rose
France, Paris, ca. 1380
MS M.132 fol. 3v
Roman de la Rose: Envy -- Man, possibly author, stands, holding book or parchment in left hand and raising right forefinger toward Personification of Envy, wearing wimpled headdress, with right thumb touching little finger and supporting her head with left arm on arm of chair. Figure within gold frame decorated with gold ivy leaves. Marginal extension decorated with ivy leaves.
On fol. 3r in right column, rubric caption, CI PAROLLE L'ACTEUR D'ENUIE / QUI ONQUES NUL IOUR DE SA UIE / NE FU NE IA NE SERA A AISE / SELLE NE UOIT GENS A MESAISE.
Below miniature in left column, champide initial A at beginning of text, APRES FU POURTRAITE ENUIE / QUI NE RIT ONQUES EN SA UIE / ....
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