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Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 105r

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David: slinging at Goliath -- Goliath, wearing armor, right hand holding spear, left hand holding sword, shield hanging from left arm, stands before David, swinging sling. In background, large group of soldiers and men.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block and scroll inscribed CHASTE VIE LOVE.
Scene in landscape setting with city visible in background, all within gold frame.

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