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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 120r

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David: slinging at Goliath -- Goliath, wearing armor, holding scimitar, inscribed with star, in right hand and shield with left arm, stands before young David, wearing pouch at waist, swinging stone with sling held in right hand. Scene in landscape with foliate background.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Samuel 17:48-51.

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