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France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250
MS M.269 fol. 172r

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Within initial A:
Judith: slaying Holofernes -- Holofernes, crowned, nude, reclines, covered, on draped bed looking up at Judith standing, holding with both hands upraised sword behind her head. Drapery hangs behind figures.
Scene against gold background within initial with foliate extender.
Beginning of Judith.

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