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England, probably London or Canterbury, 1310-1320
MS G.53 fol. 89r

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Psalm 102 (Vulg., 101):
David: anointed -- Young David, hands raised, is anointed by oil poured from vessel of affusion in raised left hand of Samuel, wearing hat, and presented by Jesse, wearing cap.
Scene against decorated gold background within foliate initial D.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid dragon eats leaves of foliate extension in left margin.

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