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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 73r

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Initial D:
Psalm 063 (Vulg., 062).
In upper margin, nude man, armed with sword and shield (buckler), mounted backwards on body of fantastic animal, forming horizontal extension of decorated initial D, on which centaur with bow shoots at man, armed with sword, and animal.
Line ending: two men, wearing caps, wrestling.
Line ending: two escutcheons, one gules, and the other azure (no charges).
Line ending: hybrid man, crowned, with two bodies.
Line ending: escutcheon, vert (no charges).
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line ending: foliate ornament.

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