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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 10r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio -- Scorpion with long tail in landscape with tree below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: October -- In landscape, man, wearing hat, raises rod with both hands to beat trees; acorns fall to pigs below.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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