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Mignonne, allons voir si la rose

Artist: Raoul Martinez
Date: 8 February 2017
Media: Winsor Newton Prussian blue watercolor on Papeterie St. Gilles handmade paper.
Script: Copperplate
Dimensions: 10″ x 14″ (25 cm x 35,5 cm)
Source: Mignonne, allons voir si la rose de Pierre de Ronsard, 1545
Translation:
Sweetheart, let us see if the rose
Which this morning bared
Its crimson gown to the sun
Has lost this evening
The folds of its crimson robe
And its complexion comparable to yours.

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