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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 129r

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Psalm 086 (Vulg., 085) -- David, wearing crown, kneels with joined hands raised, before Saul, in armor, wearing crown, with shield slung around neck, holding spear in right hand and extending left hand. Figures in front of draped altar, upon which is Christ-Logos, rays as nimbus, seated in draped throne, raising right hand in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. Scene room with two windows.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including roses, violas, and cornflowers, inhabited by by bird and by grasshopper.

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