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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 10v

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Month, Occupation: February -- Man, wearing cap, seated on bench, raises both hands and right stockinged foot toward fire in hooded fireplace. Behind him is draped trestle table; rush mat is on floor. Man carries bundle of wood through door; snow is visible in landscape through door and window.
Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- In lower margin, two fish.
Margins decorated with gold floreate ornament in lozenges.

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