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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 3r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Aries -- Ram standing in landscape with rocky outcrop and tree. Scene below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: March -- Man, wearing hat, holding pruning knife with right hand and grasping vine with left hand, stands in hole in field of holes in which vines grow.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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