Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris, ca. 1320–1334)
The Hours of Jeanne d’Évreux, ca. 1324–1328
Made in Paris
Grisaille and tempera on vellum; 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (8.9 x 6.2 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.2)
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Two fishes linked mouth to mouth, the emblem of Pisces, appear at the bottom of the right-hand calendar page, below the holy days and feasts listed in colored inks. (Blue is reserved for high holy days; lesser feasts are recorded in red, brown, or violet.) For more about the medieval conception of this astrological sign, see “February Fill-dyke,” February 8, 2009.