Reynke de Vos, Donkey

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The lord who owned a donkey and a dog. The woodcut was first used in a book about Aesop, "Aesopus Vita et Fabulae, printed in Magdeburg by Moritz Brandis ca. 1492. The fable starts: "De xvii. fabule van deme esele unde van deme hundeken". There's a larger version here: Donkey.


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