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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 76r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Deer -- Of two horsemen, one wears hat and indicates leaping fallow deer, and the other wears hat and blows hunting horn. Both are astride bridled horses in pursuit of the deer. In foreground, two men wearing hats and holding spears look toward each other, as one indicates the deer. They stand behind pack of nine dogs in pursuit of the deer.
Scene in grassy landscape with rocky outcrop and trees against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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