About the creation

Morgan Bible (M.638, fol. 039v): David Dancing Before the Ark

Artist name: Unknown artist

David playing his harp and dancing before the Ark of the Covenant, enters Jerusalem and is met by musicians and two men slaughtering sheep. His wife Michal, Saul’s daughter, watches from the window above and points disapprovingly down toward David.

Source: II Samuel 6

Technique: Color illustration

Location: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

Date: 1245