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France, between 1250 and 1300
MS M.193 fol. 287v

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Solomon: Scene, expounding Proverbs -- Solomon, crowned, seated on bench, holding switches with right hand, indicates with left hand open book held by nude (?) Rehoboam (Reboam) seated on drapery. Curtain hangs above. All within initial P decorated with foliate ornament. Beginning of Proverbs. Pen flourished initial.

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