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France, Paris, between 1505 and 1510
M.618 fol. 69r

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Job: smitten by Satan -- Of three bestial devils, one raises stick in right hand and two raise sticks in left hands. They stand behind nude Job, reclining on dungheap. In right upper corner is God, nimbed, raising right hand in gesture of blessing, within rayed arc of heaven. Scene in landsape setting with buildings.
Job: communicating with God -- Job, nimbed, wearing loin cloth, kneels with joined hands raised and looks up at God, nimbed, right hand raised in gesture of blessing, and in left hand holding cross surmounted globe in rayed arc of heaven. Scene in landscape setting with buildings.

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