Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Genesis
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob's life in Egypt and his death The Egyptians buy corn from Joseph (Gen. 47:13)
Genesis Jacob's life in Egypt and his death The Egyptians buy corn form Joseph, paying it with their lands (Gen. 47:18-21)
Genesis Jacob's life in Egypt and his death The Egyptians buy corn from Joseph, paying it with their freedom (Gen. 47:18-21)
Genesis Jacob's life in Egypt and his death The dying Jacob asks not to be buried in Egypt but with his forefathers (Gen. 47:29-31 and 47:29
Further details
1. The Egyptians buying corn from Moses (the text states that they pay for it with their cattle after running out of money); 2. The Egyptians pay with their lands for corn; 3. The Egyptians pay with their freedom for corn; 4. The dying Jacob asks not to be buried in Egypt
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 33v
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 33
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