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20 December 2017 | by Maggie Fergusson

The art of Christmas 3

Illumination from The Besançon Book of Hours (detail) artist unknown, fifteenth century

 

 A few years back, a friend sent us this illustration from a fifteenth-century book of hours as a Christmas card. She hoped it would make us laugh – and it did. 





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