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    Illuminated Manuscript Leaf Depicting King David Praying to God

    [Illuminated Manuscript]. Illuminated Miniature of King David. [Paris, n.d., ca. 1400].

    Illuminated manuscript on vellum being a leaf from a Psalter. Approximate size of miniature 2.75 x 2.5 inches; size of entire leaf approximately 8.25 x 6 inches.

    King David is dressed in an orange robe and a pink cloak and is kneeling in prayer to God who appears in the sky. In the background is a rocky landscape with a single tree on a promontory, all in a gold frame. Full bar border in gold in each margin, with long, curved, pink and blue stems with small multi-colored flowers surrounding the whole. Miniature with a few tiny holes, leaf a bit toned. Fine (framed and glazed).


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    April, 2011
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