Wait, what grow on trees?
March 17, 2019 12:55 PM   Subscribe

The marginalia of Jeanne de Montbaston in The Romance of the Rose. This is an illuminating piece of scholarship by historian Sara Öberg Strådal on the overlooked imagery in 14th century marginalia, in this case in the medieval French poem Le Roman de la Rose (written circa 1230 and 1275, BnF fr. 25526) by artist Jeanne de Montbaston (possibly nsfw, via.) posted by homunculus (4 comments total) 18 users marked this as a favorite

Think to self: these are the dick trees right? Clicks link. YUP!
posted by Homo neanderthalensis at 1:21 PM on March 17 [1 favorite]

These are amazing. I love weirdo marginalia!
posted by BlackLeotardFront at 7:11 PM on March 17 [1 favorite]

The original "dick is plentiful and low-value."
posted by praemunire at 9:48 AM on March 18

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