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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 171v

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Job: blessed by God -- Job, wearing short loin cloth, kneels on dung heap with joined hands raised toward God, nimbed, emanating rays, in arc of heaven, with right hand raised in blessing. Below God, angel holds new garment toward Job, and on ground is coffer of coins. Scene in landscape with grass and sky. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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