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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 80v

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Psalm 055:01-03 (Vulg., 054:02-04) -- Head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from clouds above three men, one seated on bench with right hand on right leg and with left hand raised to face, his left arm grasped by the foremost of two standing at right (illustration of verses 1-3, Vulg., 2-4).
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial E with foliate volute protruding into upper margin.

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