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Belgium, possibly Liège, ca. 1260
MS M.295 fol. 284v

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Within initial D:
Psalm 039 (Vulg., 038)
David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, his right hand resting on his knee and his left hand indicating his tongue, is seated and looking toward head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed and beardless, emerging from cloud at top of initial.
Scene is set against gold background, within initial decorated with short extenders.

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