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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 6r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Cancer -- Lobster in water; building and tree on bank in background. Scene below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: June -- Man, wearing broad brimmed hat and short tunic mowing grain with scythe in landscape with haystack. Hills and trees are in background.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns supporting arcade.

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