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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.170 fol. 1r

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1) Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Nude man pours water from pitcher held in each hand.
2) Month, Occupation: January -- Man wearing hat and hood sits at draped table holding in each hand, plate, one with fish. On other side of the table, and in front of fireplace, servant, wearing hat, holds plate on which is food.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including rose.

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