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1. Record Number: 8959
Author(s): McGrady, Deborah
Title : Reinventing the "Roman de la Rose" for a Woman Reader: The Case of Ms. Douce 195 [The author argues that the illuminator Robinet Testard changed the traditional "Roman de la Rose" illustrations for a noble woman, Louise of Savoie. Some of the images question the misogyny in the text with one cycle showing outright disapproval of the jealous husband who beats his wife. Other illustrations show women as the surveyors of events rather than objects of the male gaze. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History , 4., ( 2001):  Pages 202 - 227. Issue Title: Women and Book Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern France
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 5587
Author(s): Rouse, Richard H. and Mary A. Rouse
Title : A "Rose" by Any Other Name: Richard and Jeanne de Montbaston as Illuminators of Vernacular Texts [Appendix 9A in Volume 2 presents a list of manuscripts including some for the king and nobility thought to be illustrated by Richard and Jeanne de Montbaston (fl. 1325- 1353); Appendix 9B Interpreting the "Gluures" in Manuscripts Illuminated by the Montbastons and Their Contemporaries explores possible meanings for the term "gluures" as recorded in various manuscripts counting initials or illuminations done with gold leaf].