August. Calendar page with two miniatures. Paris, c. 1485.
The month of August with the Zodiac sign Virgo and the occupation of the month: "Threshing". - Book of Hours.
Illuminated manuscript on vellum, with painted and burnished gold, three-quarter illuminated borders containing two miniatures.
Page size: 16 x 11cm (6.2 x 4.3 inches)
Written and painted space: 13 x 8cm (5.1 x 3.1 inches)