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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 35r

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Psalm 069 (Vulg., 068):
David: in Prayer -- David, crowned, nude, hands joined in prayer, kneels on one knee in waters and looks up toward head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, beardless, left hand holding globe, right hand held in blessing, in cloud among stars.
Scene against patterned background in barbed quatrefoil.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid man with club and shield faces lion.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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