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Book of Hours

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Item No: mcai110211
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Bastarda
NickName: Hours of Louis XII (formerly Hours of Henry VII)
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Calendar leaf for the month of August
Notes: This leaf comes from a calendar for the feast days celebrated in the month of August. Calendar pages are often illustrated with the labors of the month and the zodiac sign associated with each month. Winnowing grain was a typical labor for the month of August
Notes: This leaf has been dated to ca. 1500.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1471768
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1510
Image Dimensions Width: 241 mm x 152 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 11:21
Creator Name: Jean Bourdichon - Artist

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