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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 134v

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Absalom: Conspiracy against Amnon -- Two men, one wearing hat, with both hands extended, and the other, with purse at waist, holding raised sword in right hand, stand before draped table, upon which are goblets, bread, and platter. Seated at the table are four men, including Amnon and Absalom, three wearing hats, all gesturing, one holding knife in right hand. Scene in room with wooden ceiling and wall hanging.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Samuel 13:23-28.

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