Anointing of David.
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Title:Anointing of David
Notes:The significant manuscript known as the Paris Psalter consists of 449 leaves with 14 illuminations created in a style that is more classical than Byzantine. It represents the high artistic achievements of the Macedonian Renaissance.A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture,
Date:10th century
Building:Bibliothèque nationale de France
Object/Function:Manuscript illumination

Scripture:Samuel II, 5:1-5, 9-10
Samuel I, 16:1-13
Person as Subject:David, King of Israel (Biblical figure)
Samuel (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:BProp09
General Subject:Anointing
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Attribution:Anointing of David, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 19, 2021]. Original source:
Record Number:55312 Last Updated: 2021-03-25 10:48:22 Record Created: 2012-04-16 18:08:58
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition