20 December 2017
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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