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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 8r

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David: Scene, Unidentified -- David, wearing crown and ermine-lined mantle, holds harp with right hand and stands in front of throne. He extends left hand toward man giving alms to beggar, holding bowl with both hands.
In background are two angels, one with right hand raised, facing couple, embracing. Behind them are two horned devils.
Scene in outdoor setting, surrounded by wall, within architectural frame.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including grapevines, inhabited by bird.
Strawberries in decorated initial B.

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