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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 21r

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Sarah: Death -- Sarah, wearing night cap, lies in bed, under covers, before three men, including Abraham and Isaac, one wearing hat, two with joined hands raised. Scene within bedroom with wooden ceiling, semi-circular chair beside bed, and large arched window through which landscape with tree is visible.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 23:02.

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