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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1480
MS M.131 fol. 9r

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Month, Occupation: September -- Nude man, wearing cap, stands in vat of grapes, grasping sides with outstretched arms. Another man approaches from left, carrying, with left hand, basket of grapes on his back, holding walking stick (?) with right hand. At right are three barrels.
Scene in room with decorated wall, windows, and tile floor.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament including strawberry and inhabited by birds, two touching beaks.

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