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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Bible Historiale
France, probably Paris, first quarter of the 14th century
MS M.433 fol. 11r

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David, crowned, kneeling on one knee, with right hand indicates his mouth. Head of God, nimbed, at top right. Diapered background.
Center margin with initial I enclosing ivy-rinceaux ornament and surmounted by dragon.
Illustration at beginning of Psalm 039:01 (Vulg., 038:02).

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