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Chansonnier provençal
Italy, ca. 1285-1300
MS M.819 fol. 212r

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Right Margin:
Personification of love as bust with three-faced head, crowned, and six wings, above poet as monk, tonsured, wearing hood, hands raised, kneeling, looking up toward love.
Lower Margin:
Personification of love as bust with three-faced head, crowned, with six wings gesturing with right hand, opposite poet as monk, tonsured, wearing hood, gesturing with both hands.
Text of poem by Gausbert de Poicibot.



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