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Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose Netherlands, S. (Bruges); c. 1490-c. 1500 Garden of Pleasure

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 445, f. 217r. 15th century There are three works in this manuscript: Le Chasteau perilleux, compilé et ordonné d’un moyne de l’ordre Chartreuse pour une nonnain de l’ordre de Frontevaulx; Le Livre appellé l’Orreloge de sapience; and Le Livre du Seul parler St Augustin, autrement Meditacions de veoir Dieu et congnoistre. The illustration of the Three Living and the Three Dead is placed between the last two.

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Cod. Vitr. 24-2, detail of f. 69r. Libro de horas de Leonor de la Vega. Bruges, c. 1465-70. Artist: Willem Vrelant.

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