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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 163r

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Job: Messenger reporting -- Job, with joined hands raised, flanked by his wife, wearing butterfly headdress, and by man, wearing hat, and another woman wearing butterfly headdress, sits behind draped table with plates and knives. Before the table are messenger, gesturing, and servant, carrying plates (?). Scene in room with cloth wall hanging and tile floor. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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