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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 248r

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Beginning of Wisdom of Solomon.
Solomon: Scene, addressing Christ-Logos -- Solomon, crowned, raises right forefinger and extends left hand toward, half figure of Christ-Logos, crossed nimbus, holding book in left hand and raising right hand in gesture of blessing, emerging from cloudy arc of heaven. Supporting Solomon are two nimbed angels, flanking tripartite globe. At right is male figure raising right hand.
In lower margin in half figure of man, holding sword and shield, and fantastic animal, winged.
In right margin is bird.

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