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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 98r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Wolf -- Body of partially slaughtered deer (?) is flanked by two men. One with purse at waist holds needles (?) with right hand and piece of raw meat with left hand. The other man extending right hand, holds meat in left hand. At right five pieces of meat on ground; two wolves eat pieces of meat. Buildings behind wattle fence, and haystack in background.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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