225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 33r

See more information »

Joseph: Brethren, Simeon taken -- Eight brethren stand behind Joseph, wearing fur-trimmed mantle, gesturing with right hand toward Simeon, standing, with hands crossed before abdomen, flanked by two guards, both wearing hats and with swords sheathed at waist, one with columnar weight or club in right hand, and the other with hands on Simeon. Scene in landscape with two trees and rocks.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 42:25.

(42 of 234)