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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, 1470-1480
MS M.312 fol. 1r

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Right margin:
Month, Occupation: January -- Man, wearing hat, holding cup in right hand, sits at table, upon which are plate and pitcher (feasting). In foreground are two men, one kneeling on one knee, with right hand extended, one wearing hat and raising right hand to head. Dog wearing collar is on ground. Scene in room decorated with curtain.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament, including roses, daisies and strawberries, inhabited by bird, horse, and man, wearing pointed hat, kneeling on one knee and indicating his mouth with his left forefinger.

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