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Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.232 fol. 281r

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Pietro de Crescenzi: Livre des Prouffis Champestres et Ruraux, Book XI -- Standing beside building with sundial, Pietro de Crescenzi and another man converse in small garden. Pietro indicates, with right hand, grassy area within courtyard beside which is peacock.
Landscape visible beyond wall of courtyard.
Foliate border frames miniature and text. Pea plant with peapods included in lower border.

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