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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Psalm: 106:25
Iconography: God is in heaven, his hand raised in blessing. The head beside him was originally drawn with a halo which has been painted over. Below are seven men praising him. Let them exalt him in the church of the people...and he blessed them. The caption God stood in the synagogue is misplaced, taken from Psalm 81. The choice of seven people may relate to the monks' duty, explained in the Rule of St Benedict, to praise God seven times a day (Rule, chapter xvi)
Art: Artist 2 is able to paint hair styles with curly hair lines Characteristic delicate pink wash over lower faces. Underdrawing of halo for head at Christ's right, visible.
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