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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 31r

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Psalm 060 (Vulg., 059). David: communicating with God -- David, crowned, with both hands extended, looking up toward face of God in rayed arc of heaven. Scene in hilly landscape with trees. Decorated initial of Psalm 60. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of two men, one wearing cap and one wearing soft hat, both gesturing, and bust of mitered bishop (right); hybrid dragon-like animal amid foliage (lower).

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