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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.175 fol. 1v

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Month, Occupation: February -- Seated on bench before fire, man, wearing hat, raises right hand and right foot to fire; another man, wearing hat, carries bundle of sticks on left shoulder. Scene in room with decorated walls, tile floor.
Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Two fish. Hill with trees in distance.
Single divided miniature with Month, Occupation on left and Zodiac Sign on right.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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