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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 242r

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Initial G decorated with diapered infilling, and adjoined by two fantastic animals with objects in jaws. Beginning of Chapter.
Initial B decorated with diapered infilling and foliate terminals, adjoining man with shield and sword, attacking fantastic animal whose tail wounds around bearded man upside down in lower margin. Beginning of Collect.
Line ending: bearded hybrid man, in jaws of fantastic animal, with bow shooting arrow at hybrid man indicating hindquarters with right hand, holding stick in left hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena, and Burlesque: Archery).
Text page of Chapter and Collect in Sext of Hours of the Virgin.

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