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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 31v

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Joseph: in Prison -- Two men, wearing fur-lined mantles and hats, stand before prison. Joseph, as half-figure behind barred window in tower, extends left hand toward them through bars. Scene in landscape with tree.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 40:19-20.

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