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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 98v

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Bernard of Clairvaux: Scene, preaching to Louis VII of France --Louis VII, crowned, raising left hand, seated on bench, looking toward Bernard, tonsured, wearing habit of monk, gesturing with both hands, supporting crozier with left arm.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Louis VII as king of France.

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