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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 106v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Deer and Boar -- Of three men standing amid trees, one wearing headgear, and the others wearing hats, one aims crossbow and another aims bow and arrow (?) at deer. The third, holding arrow in mouth, cocks crossbow (?). In foreground are the three deer (one stag, two does), one pierced by arrow and two boars, one pierced by arrow.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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