Press Kit

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About the curator
Exhibition opening
Exhibition guide
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Images

Images in the press kit are authorized for use by the print and electronic media for the purpose of promoting and publicizing The University of Chicago Library provided that they identify the Library. Please contact Rachel Rosenberg at ra-rosenberg@uchicago.edu or 773-834-1519 to confirm exhibition and event information. To use these images for other purposes, please refer to the Rights and Reproductions page.


“How the God of Love shoots the Lover through the eye with an arrow.”
Reproduced from: Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. Le Roman de la Rose. France, ca. 1365. 40 illuminations by the Master of Saint Voult. University of Chicago Library MS 1380.


“How Openness rebukes Fair Welcoming for having left the Lover alone for too long.”
Reproduced from: Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. Le Roman de la Rose. France, ca. 1365. 40 illuminations by the Master of Saint Voult. University of Chicago Library MS 1380.


“Nature within her forge where she attends to forging individual creatures to continue the species.”
Reproduced from: Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. Le Roman de la Rose. France, ca. 1365. 40 illuminations by the Master of Saint Voult. University of Chicago Library MS 1380.


From left to right:
“The Queen conversing with a Doctor.”
Reproduced from: Jacobus de Cessolis. Le Jeu des échecs moralisé. Anonymous compilation of translations by Jean Ferron and Jean de Vigny. France, ca. 1365. 13 illuminations by the Master of Saint Voult. University of Chicago MS 392;
“How Openness and Pity face Resistance to reprimand him for his cruelty” and “How Openness rebukes Fair Welcoming for having left the Lover alone for too long.”
Reproduced from: Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. Le Roman de la Rose. France, ca. 1365. 40 illuminations by the Master of Saint Voult. University of Chicago Library MS 1380.


Alice Schreyer, Director of Special Collections at the University of Chicago Library, discusses the relationship between the manuscripts of Le Roman de la Rose and Le Jeu des échecs moralisé. (Photo by Lloyd DeGrane).


Professors Aden Kumler (left) and Daisy Delogu (right) examine Le Roman de la Rose with art history graduate student Christina Normore (center) at the University of Chicago Library. (Photo by Lloyd DeGrane.)