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Netherlands, probably Utrecht, ca. 1290
MS M.34 fol. 83r

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Psalm 052 (Vulg., 051):
Eve: tempted by Serpent -- Eve, nude, with apple in right and left hands, stands beside tree up whose trunk climbs serpent.
Scene on gold background in decorated initial Q.
In right margin, bird, possibly crane, perches on end of foliate bar.

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