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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 116r
Elisha: given Chamber (II Kings 4:10) -- Shunammite woman, wearing hat, stands in doorway with her hands extended toward Elisha, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, his right hand extended and his left forefinger raised. Behind him is man, wearing hat. Scene in architectural setting.
Elisha: given Chamber (II Kings 4:10) -- Shunammite woman, wearing hat, her hands raised, is flanked by two men, wearing hats, one holding walking stick in his left hand, and the other, extending left hand.
Caption between vignettes reads, HELISEE PRES DE SIMA VNE FEMME VIT RENCONTRER ET SON SERUANT LUY DEMANDA QUE DE LUY VOULOIT IMPETRER.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal, wearing collar, with monkey on its back.
Dog (?) head in decorated initial N.
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