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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 104r

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Miniature, vignette, margins:
David: beheading Goliath -- Goliath as soldier, wearing helmet and breastplate of armor, neck cut and bleeding from scimitar held in hands of youthful David, wearing hat, beside pedum on ground.
In background right, another David, wearing hat, with right hand raising sword pierced with another Goliath's head, in front of large crowd on path and in landscape before city buildings.
Miniature within arched gold frame decorated with filigree.

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