Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Genesis
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob Childhood of Jacob and Esau (Gen. 25)The characters of Jacob and Esau (Gen. 25:27-28)
Genesis Jacob Isaac's Blessing (Gen. 27)Isaac blessing Jacob as firstborn (Gen. 27:18-29)
Genesis Jacob Isaac's Blessing (Gen. 27)Esau appraoches Abraham and receives a minor blessing (Gen. 27:30-40)
Genesis Jacob Jacob's dream of the ladder (Gen. 28:11-22)Jacob sees in his dream the angels ascending and descending the ladder (Gen. 28:12-15)
Saints
Saints A - ZThomas Becket Martyrdom
Further details
1. Esau as hunter (compared to the murderers of St Thomas Becket) and Jacob staying with his mother; 2. Jacob blessing Jacob as firstborn; 3. Jacob giving Esau a minor blessing; 4. Jacob's dream of the ladder
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 17v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 1, Paris 1911, plate 17
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