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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 123r

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Amid foliate ornament in margins are two nude men, one holding arrow in mouth and cocking crossbow with both hands and right foot, and the other wearing shoes, one aiming bow and arrow at fantastic animal standing on armored soldier.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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