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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 161v

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Job: Satan before God -- Job, with purse at waist, kneels on one knee with joined hands raised. God, nimbed, emanating rays, in arc of heaven, raising right hand, indicates Job with left hand, and looks toward Satan (devil), winged, horned, extending both arms toward Job. Scene in landscape with trees and sky. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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