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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 90v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Lynx (?) -- Of two horsemen, wearing hats, one holds lance (?) with right hand and the other extends right arm toward lance piercing hindquarters of lynx or wildcat. Both are astride bridled horses in pursuit of the lynx (?), being attacked by dog. The lynx (?) stands on back paws, wrapping front paws around neck and biting head of another dog. In foreground, one of two men wearing hats holds spear with extended right hand; the other with hunting horn on strap on his back holds spear with right hand. They walk behind pack of four dogs in pursuit of the lynx (?).
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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