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Book of Hours
France, Brittany, ca. 1465
MS M.84 fol. 88r

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David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, kneels (?) beside harp with hands raised to head of Christ-Logos, with crossed nimbus, emanating rays, in sky. Scene in landscape with distant hills and man carrying sack up winding path toward windmill.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament, inhabited by stag.

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