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Les chevalier aux dames
France, Lorraine, 1477
MS M.344 fol. 83r

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Chevalier aux Dames: Scene, Noble Coeur slaying Male Bouche and Coeur Vilain -- Noble Coeur, wearing armor, mounted on bridled and saddled horse, with trappings, feet in stirrups, lowers lance to Coeur Vilain and Male Bouche, one as headless body, bleeding from wounds in neck, beside head to right, and trampled bridled, saddled horse, with trappings and one, wearing cap, both bleeding from wounds. Scene in hilly landscape. Miniature within gold frame for Chevalier aux Dames; Noble Coeur vanquishes Coeur Vilain and Male Bouche in battle.

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