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Initial S with King David in the waters praying to God

This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1310.

This psalter forms part of a breviary used in private devotion. The calendar contains obits for members of the French royal family, including Pierre, count of Alençon and son of St. Louis IX, king of France. The artist is a follower of the Parisian illuminator Jean Pucelle, who made several manuscripts for members of the French royal family.

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