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Les chevalier aux dames
France, Lorraine, 1477
MS M.344 fol. 85r

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Chevalier aux Dames: Scene, Noble Coeur feeding Tongues to Dogs -- Bust of bridled horse accompanies Noble Coeur, wearing armor and sword fastened at waist, with both hands extending the extracted tongues of Male Bouche and Coeur Vilain to mouths of two dogs. In foreground, the Male Bouche and the Coeur Vilain, wearing bi-colored tunics, one wearing helmet, lay on ground beside halberd, both bleeding from wounds. Scene in landscape with trees and city in background. Miniature within gold frame for Chevalier aux Dames; Noble Coeur cuts out the tongues of his enemies and feeds them to his dogs.

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