Cotes c. 1390

Roman de la Rose
Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1390
MS G.32 fol. 74v

oman de la Rose: Scene, God of Love and his Barons — God of Love (Eros), crowned, winged, with left hand raised and right hand extended, addresses his barony of four female personifications, including Idleness holding mirror, and one with arms folded, Personification of False Seeming, tonsured, in monk’s habit, with right hand extended and pilgrim’s staff in left hand, and Personification of Forced Abstinence, in nun’s habit, with pilgrim’s staff in right hand and scrip over right arm.

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