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France, probably Mons, between 1490 and 1500
M.33 fol. 150v

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David: in Prayer -- David, kneeling on one knee, with crown around right arm and raises hands toward angel, holding three arrows in left hand. On ground is harp-shaped sack and scepter. Scene in landscape setting with bridge and buildings in background.
In illusionistic border are three groups of three arrows and flowers, including thistles and violas.

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