Tilling and sowing are being carried out by the peasants,
in the shadow of the Louvre - Charles V's royal palace in
This is the only calendar image executed by Colombe; the
Limbourgs painted only the zodiacal tympanum above it. The
picture shows the autumn acorn harvest, with a peasant
knocking down throwing sticks to knock down the acorns on
which his pigs are feeding.
In the forest of Vincennes, fabled for its game, a wild-boar
hunt has caught a boar which is being torn apart by the
boarhounds. In the background is the Chateau de Vincennes,
long a residence of French royalty.