Les regnars traversant les perilleuses voyes des folles fiances
du monde by Jean Bouchet
Low Countries, probably Ghent, c. 1505–10 An anonymous Ghent-Bruges
The Author Writing.
Author is seated at a desk composing his moralizing book on foxes.
Outside his window several foxes frolic and provide him with inspiration.
The red border is filled with flowers and jewels strung on a chain.
The coat of arms in the lower margin belongs to Philip le Beau (1478–1506),
the Archduke of Austria who later became king of Castile and Leon.
Museum & Library, Philadelphia, MS 197/30, fol. 1