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France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250
MS M.269 fol. 196r

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Within initial D:
Psalm 039 (Vulg., 038)
David: communicating with God -- In front of bench (?) David, crowned, kneeling on one knee and touching his nose with his right index finger, is looking at bust of God, unnimbed, emerging from cloud, pointing up with right hand and down with left.
Scene against gold background within initial extension containing foliate ornament and animal head.

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