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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 150v

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Solomon: visited by Queen of Sheba -- Youth, holding roll in right hand, stands behind draped canopied throne upon which sits Solomon, wearing crown and ermine-lined mantle, with scepter in left hand and with right hand raised toward Queen of Sheba, wearing crown and headdress, with both hands raised, seated on throne. Scene with foliate background.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 10:01-14.

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