Livre des merveilles du monde
France, probably Angers
281 x 220 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
MS M.461, fols. 12v–13r
In a scene from Greek myth, the princess Europa is found by her brother Cadmus, founder of Thebes.
A hunter and his dogs pursue the loz, a beast that boils water in a sac on its neck and then spews the scalding water onto those who attack it.