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France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.395 fol. 41v

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Illustration of Isaiah 38:10-20:
Canticle: Hezekiah (Hezekiah: praying for Recovery) -- Hezekiah, crowned, lays in bed beneath covers with joined hands raised to Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, with hands raised, emanating rays, in arc of heaven.

Illustration I Samuel 02:01:
Canticle: Hannah (Hannah: at Prayer) -- Elkanah (?) kneels with hands raised to Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, holding cross-surmounted globe in right hand and with left hand raised, in arc of heaven ringed with seraphim. Scene in landscape. (Hannah not shown).

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