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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 28r

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Psalm 020 (Vulg., 019) -- David, crowned, sword at his waist, raises right hand and holds harp with left hand. At right is soldier, wearing armor, holding banner with right hand and shield in left hand. Behind him is group of soldiers, wearing helmets and carrying spears. On ground is reclining man, legs, arm, severed head, appears and blood. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with floreate border, including daisies, roses, and strawberries, inhabited by bird and fantastic animal, winged.

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