Sunday, June 25, 2017

Garden of Love and Earthly Delights - 1490 Stop to Smell the Roses

Illuminated Manuscript [folio 020v] MS. Douce 195 (Le roman de la rose) Robinet Testard 1490.  The walled garden here did not provide the privacy intended, as the gardener easily peeks over the wall.

1490 Illuminated Manuscripts [folio 020v] MS. Douce 195 (Le roman de la rose) Robinet Testard.  Here the flowers are in a walled garden, where a courting couple rest.