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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 1r

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Month, Occupation: January -- Man, wearing hat, raising left hand toward mouth, sits at draped table, upon which is bread on plate and knife. Scene in room with fire place and logs, leaning against wall.
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius -- Nude putto, winged, stands in river and pours water from jug. Scene in landscape setting with hills and buildings in distance.
Margin is decorated with floreate border, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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