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France, Rennes, between 1420 and 1430
MS M.164 fol. 79r

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David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, wearing purse at waist, kneels with joined hands raised toward God, nimbed, in flaming (?) arc emanating rays at top right. Scene in landscape with harp, trees, starry sky, and distant river with ducks or geese.
Margins with baguette with foliate ornament, with borders of ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament.

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