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Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter

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  • Illuminated manuscript. Cutting. Historiated initial from a Choir Psalter. Production Place: Lombardy, Cremona. Parchment, 94 x 108 mm, three lines of fragmentary text ruled in brown ink on reverse, circa 1470 to circa 1480. CONTENTS: Part of Ps 68:5, [confortati su]nt qui perse[cuti sunt me ini]mici mei [iniuste quae non] rapui [tunc exsolvebam]. DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink with white floral ornament and acanthus extensions on gold ground: Psalm 68, [S, 3 ll.] David in water praying to God who is blessing him from above.
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