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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 1r

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Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Nude man, standing in landscape, holding with both hands, overturned vase from which water pours.
Month, Occupation: January -- Man, wearing hood, extending left hand, sitting before fire in fireplace with andiron. Vessel on shelf or bench in background.
Margins decorated with sections of floreate ornament.

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