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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 4r

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Month, Occupation: April -- Woman, wearing headdress, and man, wearing hat, sit in boat beside riverbank. On the bank stands youth, holding staff (?); and man, wearing hat, linking arms with woman, wearing headdress, both standing. In background on river are two rowboats, one with couple and the other with three people; and castle, with three people on bridge (Scene, Sports and Games: Boating).
Zodiac Sign: Taurus -- Bull, laying down, in sky.

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