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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 44r

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Psalm 026 (Vulg., 025) -- Group of soldiers, wearing armor, kneel, most with only tops of heads visible, some holding spears. Two have joined hands raised. The foremost holds a banner. In front of them is David, crowned, kneeling with joined hands raised.
Ground is strewn with pieces of armor, broken spears, swords, head and torso, and soldier, reclining on ground.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including thistles, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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