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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 104r

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Psalm 072:01, 03 (Vulg., 071:02, 04) -- Man raises hands toward round loaf in raised right hand of man with left hand holding fold of garment containing loaves (Distribution of Food; Almsgiving); to right, man stands with hands on man (not crowned) with left hand raised, seated on chair or throne on high podium (illustration of verses 1, 3, Vulg., 2, 4).
Scene against pink and gold backgrounds, outside and within decorated initial D with foliate volutes.

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