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Les chevalier aux dames
France, Lorraine, 1477
MS M.344 fol. 59v

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Chevalier aux Dames: Scene, Noble Coeur summons Male Bouche and Coeur Vilain to battle -- Bust of bridled horse accompanies Noble Coeur, wearing helmet and full armor, raising sword with right hand and with left hand grasping shield slung over tree branch. In bushes, three soldiers, including Male Bouche and Coeur Vilain, wearing helmets and armor, one raising sword. Scene in landscape with trees. Miniature within gold frame for Chevalier aux Dames; Noble Coeur beats on his shield to summon Male Bouche and Coeur Vilain to battle.

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