HORENBOUT, Gerard
(b. ca. 1465, Ghent, d. ca. 1541, London)

Grimani Breviary: The Month of April

1510s
Manuscript (Ms. lat. I 99), 280 x 215 mm
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice

In April buds appear on the trees (the calendar reflects the seasons in Bruges, where the book was illustrated), and the nobles take pleasure in excursions into the countryside.