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

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Goat -- Two of three men, all wearing hats, each hold collars of two dogs and the third holds leash of one dog with left hand and extends right hand. They stand on rocks surrounding grassy area in which are three wild goats, two leaping; a fourth goat sits on another rock. Another man stands between two rocks holding crossbow over right shoulder.
Scene in landscape with rocky outcrops and trees against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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