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France, possibly Paris or Angers, ca. 1435
MS M.241 fol. 115r

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David: communicating with God -- Beside harp lying on ground, David, crowned, with joined hands raised, kneels and looks up toward half-figure of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, raising right hand in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, appearing amid rays of light in sky. Scene set in landscape with hills, including one surmounted by castle.
Floreate border.

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