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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 48r

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Abraham: sacrificing Isaac -- Isaac kneels on pyre, with hands bound, before Abraham, touching Isaac’s head with left hand, and raising sword in right hand. He looks back over left shoulder toward half figure of angel, nimbed, emerging grasping the sword with right hand and indicating with left hand ram, its horns around branch of tree. Scene in landscape.

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