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November - feeding pigs on acorns, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Colombe.

November - feeding pigs on acorns, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Colombe.

2-713-340 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

November - feeding pigs on acorns, 15th century, (1939). 'Novembre - La Glandée'. Swineherd with mastiff grazing his pigs among the oak trees, using a stick to knock down the acorns. The fattened pigs would then be slaughtered and salted to provide meat throughout the year. A page from the "Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry", a book of hours produced for Jean, Duc de Berry and commissioned from the Limbourg brothers. Made between c1412 and 1489, and regarded as one of the finest examples of European manuscript illumination, it is held at the Musee Condé, Chantilly, France. Published in "Verve - No. 7, Vol. II". [Verve, France, 1939]


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  1. 0580030918
  1. 2-713-340
  1. 2713340

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Creator
  1. Jean Colombe, attributed to: French: Artist, manuscript illuminator, miniature painter
People Related
  1. Duc de Berry: French: Nobleman, Duke, patron of the arts
  2. Hermann Limbourg: Dutch, Netherlandish: Artist, manuscript illuminator, miniature painter
  3. Jean Limbourg: Dutch, Netherlandish: Artist, miniature painter, manuscript illuminator
  4. Paul Limbourg: Dutch, Netherlandish: Artist, miniature painter and manuscript illuminator
Picture Type
  1. Manuscript

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