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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol. 10v

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Month, Occupation: September -- Man guides plow pulled by two horses through field enclosed by fence. Second man sows seeds held in apron. Sack of grain is on ground beside him. Crows fly into field to eat seeds. To left of field, man knocks acorns from trees to feed pigs below. Beyond, two figures walk along road beside which is house. Landscape visible in distance.
Scene within illusionistic wood frame.

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