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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 151r

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Solomon: Death -- Two hooded mourners stand behind draped bier. To right stand three priests, two tonsured, two wearing vestments, including one wearing hood and holding open book. Scene in room with wooden ceiling and tiled floor.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 11:43.

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