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Book of Hours
Italy, Naples, 1483
MS M.1052 fol. 82r

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David: in Prayer -- David, with rays as nimbus, kneels on one knee with joined hands raised. Beside him on ground are crown and viol. In background is rock formation and distant landscape with river and mountains.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is medallion framed by wreath enclosing two ducks in pond.

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