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Initial B: David Playing the Fool before Achish King of Gath

Object Details

Title:

Initial B: David Playing the Fool before Achish King of Gath

Artist/Maker:

Bute Master (Franco-Flemish, active about 1260 - 1290)

Culture:

French

Place:

Northeastern (illuminated), France; Paris (written), France (Place Created)

Date:

text and illumination about 1285

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold, and iron gall ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. 46 (92.MK.92), fol. 44

Dimensions:

Leaf: 17 × 11.9 cm (6 11/16 × 4 11/16 in.)

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