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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 106r

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Job: with Friends Three -- Job, his body partially draped, arms crossed on abdomen, is seated on dung heap next to bones. At right are four men, one wearing hat, with hands joined, and another wearing hat, gesturing with both hands.
Scene in landscape with ruined building in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy, rose and viola, and inhabited by bluebird, bird and hybrid bird.

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