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Labors of the Months: April

April, represented as a young man with a sheep over his shoulders. At top right is Taurus the bull, the zodiac sign for April. Detail of relief sculptures on the middle archivolt of the central portal of the west facade, depicting the zodiac signs and labors of the months, 13th century. Attributed by some to Benedetto Antelami. Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy.

Photo © Holly Hayes.