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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 24r

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Isaac: blessing Jacob -- Isaac, seated at draped table with goblet, loaf, plate, and knife, raises right hand in blessing toward Jacob kneeling before the table. Scene within room with wooden ceiling, leaded-glass window, and landscape visible through opening at right.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 27:18-29.

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