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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 84v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Boar -- Two men, one wearing headgear, astride leaping bridled horses, attack boar with swords. One man stabs the boar in hindquarters and the other in neck. In foreground, of two men wearing hats, one aims spear and the other, with sword sheath at waist, stabs second boar in neck with spear.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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