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Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 5v

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In left panel of vignette in lower margin is bull, laying on ground (Taurus). In background are three groups of trees and distant castle.
In right panel of vignette in lower margin is man, wearing hat and long robe, with dagger at waist, holding flowers (?) in both hands (Month, Occupation: April). In background are four groups of trees.
Left margin decorated with foliate ornament.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.

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