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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 82r

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Psalm 043 (Vulg., 042) -- Group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears, is led by David, wearing crown and armor and holding banner. They stand behind soldier, wearing helmet, with shield slung around neck, holding spear in both hands. At left, Saul, wearing crown and holding spear over right shoulder, flees behind group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears. Spears and blood (?) strewn on ground.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including thistles and daisies, inhabited by bird and snail.

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