international gothic, ink on vellum, Musee Conde, Chantilly
Each manuscript page is an illustration of the months of the year for a book of hours
Top: astrological signs associated with each month, apollo is riding a chariot bring up the dawn
Main scenes: labors of the month February is warming oneself by fire, July is peasants harvesting wheat and shearing sheep, october is planting winter wheat. Naturalism details, meticulously rendered castles.
Separation of the classes strictly emphasized by placement of serfs and nobility in different areas of the painting