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France, Paris, 1228-1234
MS M.153 fol. 55r

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Psalm 027 (Vulg., 026):
David: anointed -- Samuel, nimbed, raises vessel of affusion with both hands, anointing head of David, crowned, holding scepter in left hand, seated on bench. Angel looks on.
Scene against gold background in foliate initial D.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), bird perches on foliate extension.
Line endings of fantastic animals and decorative penwork.

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