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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 16r

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1) Abraham and Sarah: Complaint against Hagar -- Abraham, wearing hat, standing, gestures to Sarah, veiled, standing.
Illustration of Genesis 16:05-06.
2) Hagar: meeting Angel in Wilderness -- At right, Hagar, wearing headdress, seated on bench, holding infant Ishmael on her lap, looks at angel, kneeling, gesturing.
Illustration of Genesis 16:07-14.
Scenes in landscape with trees and rocks.
In left margin, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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