Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry


Folio 55v

"Unless the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it." The artist interpreted literally the psalm's first verse by representing the construction of a large house, which David shows to his people.
The building is almost completed; one workman carries a heavy stone upstairs on his back while two others finish covering the tiled roof.

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