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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 26v

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Jacob: spotted Cattle -- Jacob, with pouch at waist, holding crook (?), watches as five spotted sheep drink from stream in which stand five spotted rods. Scene in landscape with trees and rocks.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 30:37-43.

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