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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 167v

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Job: Scene, unidentified -- Satan (devil), horned, with floppy ears, holding torch in left hand, raises right hand toward Job, wearing purse at waist, and his wife, wearing butterfly headdress, walking away from burning house. Sky with stars in background. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

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