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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 166r

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Job: lamenting -- Job, tearing his hair and rending his garment, stands beside his wife, wearing butterfly headdress, seated, both behind draped table with plates of food, cup, and knife. Before the table kneels messenger, gesturing. Scene in room with cloth wall hangings, wooden ceiling, and tile floor. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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