In this manuscript of "Confessio Amantis" (Gower's major English work),
the author/poet is portrayed in an elegant illustration (on the left,
kneeling). This image is from Egerton Manuscript 1991, fol. 7v (British Library); the manuscript was written in the early fifteenth century.
To see images from another "Confessio" manuscript (Plimpton MS 265, Columbia University), click here