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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 170r

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Job: Friends lamenting -- Job, wearing loin cloth, lays on dung heap and tears at his hair with both hands. Beside the dung heap sit three friends, all wearing hats, one with joined hands raised and one with hands raised. Scene in landscape with trees and sky with stars. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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