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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 169v

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Absalom: Death -- Absalom hangs by hair from tree. At right is Joab, wearing helmet, holding spear in both hands, with which he transfixes Absalom. Scene in landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including violas and roses, inhabited by bird.

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