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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1515
MS M.399 fol. 11v

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Month, Occupation: October -- On village street lined with buildings, four men negotiate sale of ox tethered to wall of building. One man places coins in another's hand.
Beyond, man, on ladder, gathers grapes from arbor. Woman, standing below, looks on. In back, man with basket (of grapes?) on back, walks from village gate toward building with sundial in gable.
Scene within illusionistic wood frame.

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