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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 128v

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David: told of Saul's Death -- David, crowned, wearing ermine-trimmed mantle, sits on throne beneath canopy, with left fist extended toward messenger, wearing fur-lined mantle, kneeling before him. Scene with foliate background.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Samuel 01:02-10.

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