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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 117r
Elisha: Death of Shunammite Woman's Son (II Kings 04:19) -- Shunammite Woman's Son, wearing headgear, holding right hand to head, stands in field and is flanked by man, wearing hat, scattering seeds with right hand and holding seed bag with left hand, and by man, wearing hat, holding walking stick in right hand. Scene in landscape setting.
Elisha: Death of Shunammite Woman's Son (II Kings 04:20) -- Shunammite Woman's Son, wearing headgear, reclines on bed beneath canopy. Behind him is Shunammite Woman, wearing hat, with hands crossed.
Caption between vignettes reads, LE VIEILLANT MOE FORME(N)T SES BLES VIT SON FILS MALADE TRESSORT DONC PERE ET MERE APRES SA MORT FURENT MOULT DOLE(N)T ET TROUBLES.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including grapevines, inhabited by moth and by snail being transfixed by stick held by monkey.
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