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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 38r

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David: slinging at Goliath -- David raises sling in right hand and holds pedum in left hand. At right is Goliath, wearing armor, raising right hand, with stone on his forehead. On ground are spear, shield, and scimitar. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including roses, thistles, violas, and strawberries, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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