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France, Beauvais or Paris, 1275-1299
MS M.98 fol. 113r

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Psalm 110 (Vulg., 109):
Trinity: Two persons flanking dove -- Cross-nimbed dove of Holy Ghost descends from clouds between Christ and God, each cross-nimbed, seated on bench, each with right hand raised in blessing and book in left hand.
Scene against gold background in decorated initial D.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), bird perches on foliate bar along which dog chases two rabbits; bar extends up right margin, across upper margin and becomes hybrid with body of dragon forming tail of initial D.
Line-endings with fantastic animal and foliate ornament on gold background.

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