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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 83v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Boar -- Of two horsemen wearing hats, one raises lance and the other holds sword. Both are astride bridled horses in pursuit of running boar. In foreground, two men hold spears, looking at each other, one indicating the boar. A third man with quiver of arrows at his waist, aims crossbow at the boar. The men walk behind pack of eight dogs in pursuit of the boar.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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