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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 2r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: February -- Man, wearing hat, sits in chair with hands and right foot raised before fire in fireplace.
2) Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Two fish in lake (?). In background on shore are trees and distant city.
Margin with foliate and vinescroll ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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