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Book of Hours
Belgium, perhaps Ghent, 1420-1430
MS M.439 fol. 85r

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David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, wearing ermine-trimmed mantle, kneels beside harp at draped prie-dieu with open book with pseudo-inscription, with joined hands raised to God, nimbed, crowned, in arc of heaven inscribed with stars. Diaper background. Scene in decorated initial D.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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