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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 104r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Deer -- Four men, two wearing hats, one wearing headgear, stand among trees. Three men hold or aim crossbows; one man aims bow and arrow; three men wear quiver at waist. All look toward four deer (two stags, two does) standing opposite; one grazes and another, with arrow piercing right shoulder, falls.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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