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Initial D: David Pointing to His Mouth
Master of the Ingeborg Psalter (French, active about 1195 - about 1210)
Noyon (probably), France (Place created)
Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment
Leaf: 31 x 21.9 cm (12 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.)
A demon tugs on David's cloak, tempting him to sin with his tongue, as warned against in the first line of the
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