Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 412
(Bestiaire d'amour)


Produced: Northern France, ca. 1285
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: French
Folios: 245
Author: Richard de Fournival
Illustrated: Yes
Illustrator: Henri
Media: Parchment
Folio 230v


The Bestiaire d'amours of Richard de Fournival is on folios 228r - 236r, and the response from the lady is on folios 236v - 245r. Both are illustrated with small full color miniatures. The same animals are often illustrated in both sections, though sometimes show different attributes.

This is the copy of the Bestiaire designated B.


  • Vies de saints
  • Sulpicius Severus, Dialogorum l. ii (trad. Wauchier de Denain ?)
  • Richard de Fournival, Bestiaire d'amours
  • Response du Bestiaire d'amours

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