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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol. 7v

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Month, Occupation: June -- Within landscape setting, amid flock, two men shear sheep with shears as a third man, supporting himself with crutch, right hand in sling, looks on.
In background, path leads to buildings at base of hill with deer and rabbit. Beside building, couple is seated on bench under tree.
Scene within illusionistic wood frame.

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