225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 56r
Psalm 039 (Vulg., 038) -- 1) In initial D decorated with geometric and foliate ornament, the crowned David kneels before a draped altar, raises his left hand toward his mouth. He looks toward the head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerging from clouds.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing two heraldic shields, including Moreuil (one), and heads of a woman wearing headdress, a man wearing hat, a man, and a bishop wearing miter, and inhabited by three birds, one hybrid man, and three hybrid animals.
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