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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 100v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Deer -- Standing amid trees, three of four men wear hats, one holds bow, two aim bow and arrow, one aims armed crossbow, and two wear quivers at waist. All face approaching herd of five deer (stags and does), one falling with arrow in left shoulder. Pack of five dogs run beside or in pursuit of the deer.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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