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|Source||1895 - The Fitzwilliam Museum - Descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum (M. R. James) (Collection Catalog)|
Roman de la Rose
Guillaume de Lorris, active 1230
(recorded as Guillaume de Lorris)
Jean de Meun, approximately 1240-approximately 1305 (recorded as Jean de Meun)
cent. XIV. (1300 to 1400)
England (recorded as England?)
|Hist. Initials||104||Decor. Initials|
23 leaves gone. The lost leaves in this MS probably had miniatures on them. The upper half of f. 1 is cut away : the remaining portion has a border, and at the bottom four trees and a hound chasing a deer. The name 'dundas' is written in several places, e.g. at the end of the poem. The style of the initials and the one border, which is not very good, strongly suggest an English artist.
Ames, Joseph, 1689-1759. (as Ames of Norfolk (the historian of printing))
Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715. (as Gilbert Burnet, Bp of Salisbury)
How, Richard, 1727-1801 (as Library of R. How, of Aspley, Bedfordshire)
his sale, March 1890 at Sotheby's
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Purchased in March 1890 at Sotheby's
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