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France, probably Paris, 1220-1230
MS M.313 fol. 14v

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Psalm 001 (Vulg., 001):
1) Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, right hand held in blessing, left hand holding globe, sits on cushioned bench.
2) David, crowned, sits on throne playing harp beneath roof of building.
Figures against gold background inside decorated initial B within decorated frame lined with six roundels containing prophets, nimbed, each holding book in draped hand; lunette containing prophet, nimbed, holding scroll with pseudo-inscription; and lunette containing angel, nimbed, holding scroll with pseudo-inscription.

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