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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 5r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Nude man embraces nude woman in bushes. Scene below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: May -- Man, wearing hat, raising bouquet with right hand and holding reins with left hand astride bridled horse galloping through bushes.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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