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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 12r

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Left margin:
Zodiac Sign: Capricornus -- Body of goat emerging from shell in landscape below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: December -- Man, wearing hat, extending loaf into oven with baker's peel held with both hands.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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