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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 35v

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Joseph: Pharaoh, Jacob presented -- Pharoah, wearing crown and ermine-trimmed mantel, seated on throne beneath canopy, is flanked by Joseph, wearing ermine-trimmed mantle, with left hand on breast, and right hand on back of Jacob, wearing pouch at waist, kneeling with joined hands raised toward Pharaoh, and by six brethren, one kneeling with hands crossed, one wearing hat. Scene in interior with diapered background.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 47:01-10.

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