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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470
MS M.73 fol. 1v

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Month, Occupation: February -- In upper left margin, man, wearing hat on hood, seated on bench, holds with both hands, left leg extended toward fire in hooded fireplace with andirons. Scene in room with wooden ceiling. Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- In lower left margin, two fish connected by cord between mouths, in landscape with two trees. Margins decorated on three sides with border of floreate ornament including daisy, viola, and strawberry.

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