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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 161r

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Job: with Family -- Job, with right hand raised, flanked by his wife and daughter, both wearing butterfly headdresses, and by a son, sits behind draped table with plates, knives, salt cellar, and other objects. A servant (?), standing on opposite side of table, carries plates (?) in both hands. Scene in room with wooden ceiling, cloth wall hangings, and tile floor. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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