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Livre de la chasse
France, Paris, ca. 1406-1407
MS M.1044 fol. 102r

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Deer -- Of four men, three wear headgear, one wears hood, one holds crossbow over right shoulder, one holds spear on right shoulder, one inserts bolt into cross bow. Two horsemen, wearing hats, one with plume, with swords at waists, are astride bridled horses next to row of trees or hedge. One indicates four deer on other side of trees or hedge.
Scene in grassy landscape with trees, against decorated background.
Ornament of rinceaux in margins.

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