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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 18v

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Psalm 013 (Vulg., 012) -- David, crowned, kneeling with joined hands raised, looks up at rays in sky. Above him are four personifications: skeleton, partly draped, holding spear in right hand (Pestilence); veiled woman (?); soldier, wearing helmet and holding spear in right hand (War); and figure, wearing headgear, with hands clasped (Hunger or Famine). At right is harp, leaning against stone. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border.

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