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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 142r

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David: communicating with God -- God, nimbed, with right hand raised, holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, in arc of heaven, emanating rays, above angel, holding sword (?), appears to David, kneeling with joined hands raised in room with harp, lectern with two books and scroll, canopy, and canopied throne, upon which is hat.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of Luxembourg (barry of 6 argent and gules a lion with a forked tail sable, armed and langued or).

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