Scenes from the life of David
Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Leaf from the Shah Abbas Bible. David is told that Absalom has conspired against him (upper left part, 2 Samuel 15:13), David on the Mount of Olives (lower part, 2 Samuel 15:30), and Absalom and the concubines (upper right part, 2 Samuel 15:16; 16:21).