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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 24r

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Month, Occupation: November -- Man, wearing hat, facing row of trees, raises staff with both hands. Pigs are at his feet, one looking up at him; the others eat acorns on ground.
Scene in landscape with trees and with hills in distance.
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius-- In lower margin, centaur, backturned, aiming bow and arrow.
Margins decorated with gold vine scroll and tree branches.

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