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France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 44v

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David: Glorification -- David, nimbed, wearing capelet and pouch at waist, holds in both hands sword, with head of Goliath impaled at tip. To left is decapitated body of Goliath, bleeding from neck, wearing armor. To right is group of women, including one holding harp. Scene in landscape with city, trees, and mountains.
Miniature enclosed in gold frame inscribed at bottom with incipit of Psalm 006.

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