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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 162r

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Job: Satan before God -- Job, wearing hood, with purse at waist, lays in canopied bed with joined hands raised. Above is God, nimbed, emanating rays in arc of heaven, holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, with right hand gesturing to Satan (devil), winged, horned, hovering beside Job with arms extended. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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