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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 23r

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Psalm 039 (Vulg., 038):
David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, left hand pointing to mouth, kneels on one knee and looks up toward head of Christ-Logos, nimbed, in cloud.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid woman holds out bowl before hybrid man with basket filled with round objects.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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