Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris) / Folio from The Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux: Calendar Page for November (Gathering Acorns) / ca. 1324?1328Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris)
Folio from The Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux: Calendar Page for November (Gathering Acorns)
ca. 1324?1328

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Creator Name: Pucelle, Jean
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Dates/Places: French; Made in Paris ca. 1320?1334
Creator Active Place: active in Paris
Creator Name-CRT: Jean Pucelle (French, active in Paris)
Title: Folio from The Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux: Calendar Page for November (Gathering Acorns)
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 1324
Creation End Date: 1328
Creation Date: ca. 1324?1328
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Grisaille and tempera on vellum
Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16 in. (8.9 x 6.2 cm)
Description: The Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux begins with a calendar naming the fixed holidays to be celebrated through the course of the year. Each opening folio presents a new month with illustrations at the bottom of the page depicting an activity commonly associated with the season. The month of November shows a man thrashing acorns from a tree to feed boars gathered there.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 54.1.2
Credit Line: The Cloisters Collection, 1954
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
AMICA ID: MMA_.54.1.2
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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