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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1520
MS M.307 fol. 3v

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Month, Occupation: May -- Hindquarters of two horses and backs of their riders are visible at left. They are followed by two men, wearing hats, with swords at waists, one carrying leafy branch over left shoulder. At right are woman, wearing hat, seated sideways on bridled horse, holding reins with right hand and leafy branch with left hand; beside her, man, wearing hat, with sword at waist is astride bridled horse, holding reins with right hand.
Scene in landscape with bushes and trees; figures and dog running in background.

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