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Gaston Phoebus (1331-1391), count of Foix, was a great hunter and dictated his Livre de chasse (Hunting Book) at the end of his life

Gaston Phoebus (1331-1391), count of Foix, was a great hunter and dictated his Livre de chasse (Hunting Book) at the end of his life

Ms Fr 616 fol.77 Stag Hunting, from the Livre de la Chasse by Gaston Phebus de Foix (1331-91) (vellum)

Ms Fr 616 fol.77 Stag Hunting, from the Livre de la Chasse by Gaston Phebus de Foix (1331-91) (vellum)

Muckley 1386 Hunting The Hunting Book of Gaston Phébus: Paris, Bibliotheque nationale, MS fr. 616 (Manuscripts in Miniature) [Hardcover] Wilhelm Schlag (Author)

Muckley 1386 Hunting The Hunting Book of Gaston Phébus: Paris, Bibliotheque nationale, MS fr. 616 (Manuscripts in Miniature) [Hardcover] Wilhelm Schlag (Author)

Hunting the hare. Gaston Phebus, Le livre de chasse, early 15th C. BNF MS Français 616, fol. 89v. Bibliotheque nationale, Paris.

Hunting the hare. Gaston Phebus, Le livre de chasse, early 15th C. BNF MS Français 616, fol. 89v. Bibliotheque nationale, Paris.

Le Livre de la Chasse, Slaying the Boar (Morgan Library, c. 1407). Gaston Phoebus wrote Le Livre de la Chasse between 1387 and 1389, for Philip the Bold. The duke of Burgundy may have intended it for the instruction of his son, John the Fearless. Click on link for more details.

Le Livre de la Chasse, Slaying the Boar (Morgan Library, c. 1407). Gaston Phoebus wrote Le Livre de la Chasse between 1387 and 1389, for Philip the Bold. The duke of Burgundy may have intended it for the instruction of his son, John the Fearless. Click on link for more details.

The hunt: the master riding, the valet (servant/apprentice huntsman) on foot, holding the bloodhound. Gaston Phebus, Le livre de chasse, early 15th C. BNF MS Français 616, fol. 56v. Bibliotheque nationale, Paris.

The hunt: the master riding, the valet (servant/apprentice huntsman) on foot, holding the bloodhound. Gaston Phebus, Le livre de chasse, early 15th C. BNF MS Français 616, fol. 56v. Bibliotheque nationale, Paris.

15th century France  Bibliothèque nationale de France  Français 19137: Roman de la Rose  fol. 68r  http://romandelarose.org/#book;Francais19137

15th century France Bibliothèque nationale de France Français 19137: Roman de la Rose fol. 68r http://romandelarose.org/#book;Francais19137

La danse sur l’herbe, Roman d’Athis et Prophilias ou le Siège d’Athènes, début du XVe siècle

La danse sur l’herbe, Roman d’Athis et Prophilias ou le Siège d’Athènes, début du XVe siècle