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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 115r

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David: slinging at Goliath -- Goliath, stone on his forehead, wearing armor, with halberd and shield, kneels on one knee. Behind him is David, touching his arm to his cheek, holding sling in left hand. In background is army, with spears and banners. Scene in landscape setting with mountain with waterfall. Bird is on top of the mountain.
Figures are surrounded by frame inscribed at bottom with NE REMINISCARIS

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