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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 38r

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Jacob: Death -- Jacob, wearing night cap, lies in bed beneath covers, with right hand raised toward three sons by his bedside, all with right hands raised. Scene in room with wooden ceiling and leaded-glass window.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 49:29-32.

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