Roman de la Rose

Information About This Item

Creator

Jean de Meun; Guillaume de Lorris

Title

Roman de la Rose

Date

1300 - 1350

Description

Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri.
Script: Gothic
Notes: First letter of each line separated to left, centered on second bounding line
Decorations: 3 miniatures (2 recto, 1 verso): Frag 156r Miniatures of men and women dancing, Frag 156v Miniature of the God of Love, men and women.

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 156

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta156_45

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.

Format

Parchment - 230 x 170 mm - Two columns with 40 visible lines, with bounding lines, horizontal lines extending through both columns, recto and verso ruled separately in ink

Language

French

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

France