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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 42v

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Psalm 025 (Vulg., 024) -- David, wearing crown, raises left hand to address soldier, wearing armor, with left hand on sword at his waist and shield hung around his neck, holding banner in right hand. Behind soldier is group of men, one wearing hat, another wearing armor, most with only tops of heads visible. Six hold spears. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including roses, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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