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Belgium, possibly Liège, ca. 1260
MS M.295 fol. 147v

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Within initial F:
David: told of Saul's Death -- David, crowned, stands rending his garments beside figure wearing chain mail reclining on ground. Tree is in background.
Scene is set against gold background, within initial decorated with geometric ornament and with marginal extenders that include fantastic animals.
Beginning of II Samuel. (Vulg., II Kings)

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