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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 198r

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Susanna: meeting Daniel, and Daniel: Punishment of Elders -- Susanna, wearing veil and wimple, with joined hands raised stands between man, wearing hat, holding rod in both hands, and Daniel, wearing draped headgear, gesturing. In background, elder, wearing pointed hat, gesturing, sits surrounded by men, three wearing hats, two holding and heaving stones toward him.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of OT Apocrypha, History of Susanna 45-46; 61-62.

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