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February page from the <em>Belles Heures</em>

Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active in France, by 1399–1416)
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry, 1405–1408/1409
Made in Paris, France
The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.1)
See the Collection Database to learn more about this work of art.

The month of February is represented by a prosperous, fur-hatted householder, well wrapped against the cold, warming himself before the fire blazing in the hearth as his fish supper cooks on a grate.

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