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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 8r

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Month, Occupation: August -- In foreground, two men beating grain with flails (scutching); sheaves of grain are behind them. Man at left holding sieve containing grain with both hands; at right man carries sheaf on left shoulder. Interior scene with stone floor. Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Woman, holding palm with left hand sits in landscape. All in camaieu architectural frame of two decorated columns supporting lintel.

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