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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 204r

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Psalm 144 (Vulg., 143) -- David, crowned, kneels with joined hands raised beside Goliath (?), reclining on ground. Above is cloud-edged arc of heaven, rayed, within which is God, cross-nimbed, making gesture of blessing with right hand and in left holding cross-surmounted globe. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including thistles.

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