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France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 132v

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Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing hat, emerging from foliage, looking at scroll held with right hand, possibly prophet; two nude figures, possibly man and woman, in basket, embracing each other, and looking upward.
Text is from Psalm 130 (Vulg., 129), Seven Penitential Psalms.

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