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Style of Bonifazio di Pitati: 'The Labours of the Months: August'
This painting is part of the group: The Labours of the Months

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Cycles of the labours (or occupations) of the months were popular in medieval art and reappeared in northern Italy in the 16th century.

Here, August is represented by a man resting in the shade of a tree.

See the other 11 paintings showing the different Labours.

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