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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 17r

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Jesse: Tree -- Jesse, crowned, with head resting on right hand, reclines, covered, on draped post bed, springing from his loins tree branches enclosing nine crowned kings seated on benches, some holding scepters, and some gesturing, and half figure of Christ, cross-nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing and book in left hand.
Gold background within decorated frames.

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