Description The artist has populated the busy margins of this page with an array of entertaining figures. In the top margin, two bizarre creatures, half-man and half-beast, joust for our amusement. Jousting was an honorable and dangerous sport, but here the artist disregards these serious aspects in favor of a lighthearted parody. In the side margin, a juggler performs tricks, sending a golden plate high into the air and preparing to catch it again with his sticks.
- Checkmate! Medieval People at Play. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, after 1894, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1894
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