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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 165v

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Jehu: Death -- Jehu, wearing crown, with scepter lying beneath his hands, crossed on abdomen, lies on draped bier in front of four men, one hooded mourner, one wearing hat, with joined hands, and two wearing conical hats (vestments ?). Scene in room.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 10:35.

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