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France, ca. 1320
MS M.372 fol. 8r

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Roman de la Rose: Wealth -- Lover, wearing tunic, gestures toward Personification of Wealth, name inscribed RICHESCE in rubric, wearing wimpled cap, with her right hand raised and box of coins (?) in her left hand. Figures amid two trees against gold background within frame.
Above miniature in right column, rubric label, RICHESCE POURTRETE.
Below miniature in right column, champide initial D at beginning of text, DELES BIAUTE SE TINT RICHESCE / UNE DAME DE GRANT HAUTESCE / ....

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