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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 51r

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David: communicating with God -- Half figure of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, with sword in right hand and His left hand raised, appears amidst clouds above crowned David, in sleeveless garment, kneeling between trees and raising joined hands toward Him.
Scene with gold background, within initial D decorated with dragon-stem, at beginning of Penitential Psalms.
Line endings of abstract penwork.

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