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France, Rouen, 1495-1503
MS M.261 fol. 62r

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David: rebuked by Nathan, and David: Repentant -- Within room, David, crown and harp on ground, kneels beside throne with joined hands raised before Nathan, identified by label NATHA(N). God, right hand raised and holding globe in left hand, appears above Nathan amid rays of light. Landscape visible through archway of far wall.
Scene framed by illusionistic architectural border decorated with two statues of male figures.

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