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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 99v

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Canticle: Hannah -- Soldier, wearing armor, holds spear in left hand, beside David, wearing crown and armor, raising right forefinger and holding spear in left hand. At right is group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears, the foremost of which holds spear in right hand, hilt of sword in left hand, and has shield slung around neck. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including cornflowers and thistles, inhabited by bird and by fantastic animal, winged.

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