MINIATURIST, French
(active c. 1180 at Fécamp)

Fécamp Psalter

c. 1180
Manuscript (76 F 13), 155 x 120 mm
Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague

The miniature for the month of October on folio 10v represents in the upper zone a peasant man sowing and a peasant woman spinning. In the lower zone a peasant guides a horse-drawn harrow, with sharp spikes to break up the soil.




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