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Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 12v

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In left panel of vignette in lower margin is centaur, aiming bow and arrow (Sagittarius). In background is stream and distant mountains.
In right panel of vignette in lower margin is man, holding rod in both hands. Before him are three pigs foraging on ground and group of trees. In background are distant mountains .
Amid foliate ornament in left margin are two birds flanking urn or fountain, and dog's head with ruff-like collar.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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