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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 237v

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Beginning of Proverbs.
Solomon: Scene, expounding Proverbs -- Solomon, crowned, sits in chair with left leg on right knee. He holds sword in his left hand and raises right forefinger. At left is seated scribe at desk, writing in open book with pseudo-inscription. Scene in landscape setting with tree and sun and moon in sky amid clouds. Scene within decorated initial P.
In lower margin is head wearing bishop's miter.

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