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France, Paris, ca. 1250
MS G.31 fol. 180v

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Solomon: Scene, expounding Proverbs -- Solomon, wearing hat, seated cross legged on bench, raising object with right hand, with left hand indicates youth, possibly Rehoboam, seated on ground raising right hand, holding book with left hand.
Scene on gold background within initial P decorated with foliate and geometric ornament and with fantastic animal terminating in foliage.
Beginning of Proverbs.

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