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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 83v
Psalm 073 (Vulg., 072).
In left margin, male musician playing pipe and tabor, seated with feet crossed under architectural frame of tower, on top of initial Q with descender formed by fantastic animal surmounted by man wrestling with animal (Sports and Games: Wrestling), and terminating in spiralling foliate tendrils, amid which is archer, wearing cap, shooting toward bird atop tree above, all left and lower margins.
Line ending: man, in jaws of animal, with bow shooting at nude man, wearing cap, indicating hindquarters with right hand, holding stick in left hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena).
Line ending: three men dancing, the second with raised hands pointing to head, looking back at the first, and the third holding bagpipe (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line ending: horned hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
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