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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 29r

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Psalm 053 (Vulg., 052):
Fool, right hand holding club with face (bauble), left hand holding loaf to mouth, stands with dog on leash tied around the fool's waist and looks up at head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, in cloud.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid king, crowned, and hybrid animal stand before rabbit.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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