Artwork: David praying as the avenging angel goes through the country
  Artist: MA�TRE Fran�ois
  Date: C. 1475-80
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: Museum Meermanno Westreenianum, The Hague
  Notes: From Augustine's "La Cit� de Dieu", book I-X (translation from the Latin by Raoul de Presles) (manuscript "Den Haag, MMW, 10 A 11"). Book 1, 8. Full title is "After David has ordered to number the people, God punishes Israel with three days of plague: the avenging angel with his sword drawn goes through the land and kills seventy thousand men."
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  Subject: The Census and the Plague


  Hosts: Museum Meermanno and Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague: Interactive Presentation of Handwritings  [IMAGE]


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