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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 76v

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Psalm 051:01-02 (Vulg., 050:03-04) -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from clouds, with right hand blessing above man kneeling in profile with joined hands raised in prayer and man looking up, standing with aspergil in right hand beside situla on ground (illustration of verses 1-2, Vulg., 3-4).
Scene against gold background, within initial M decorated wtih two foliate volutes.

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