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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.365. Fol. 001r

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Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Nude putto stands in water and holds bowl in both hands. In background is bridge.
Month, Occupation: January -- Man, wearing hat, holds cup in right hand. Beside him is woman, wearing veil, with left hand raised. They are seated, with backs to fire in fireplace, at draped table, upon which are knives and loaves of bread (?). Another man, wearing hat, is on opposite side of the table, holding plate with both hands.

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