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Emma Groeneveld
by R-G Ojéda/RMN
published on 05 March 2018

Page showing the month of January in the Book of Hours known as Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (created c. 1412-1416 and 1485-1489 CE). It is frequently referred to as the “king of illuminated manuscripts” because of the grandeur and intricacy of the paintings. This particular page shows the exchanging of New Year's gifts within the household of John, Duke of Berry (in blue, seated, on the front right).

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Ojéda/RMN, R. (2018, March 05). Les Très Riches Heures. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8256/les-tres-riches-heures/

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Ojéda/RMN, R-G. "Les Très Riches Heures." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 05, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8256/les-tres-riches-heures/.

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Ojéda/RMN, R-G. "Les Très Riches Heures." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Mar 2018. Web. 07 Feb 2023.