Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Exodus
Old Testament
Exodus Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh Aaron's rod turns into a snake and swallows the snakes of the magicians (Exod. 7:10-12)
Exodus The Ten plagues First Plague: Blood (Exod. 7:19-25)Aaron touches the river with his rod and turns it to blood (Exod. 7:20-21)
Exodus The Ten plagues First Plague: Blood (Exod. 7:19-25)The magicians likewise turn water into blood (Exod. 7:22)
Exodus The Ten plagues Second Plague: Frogs (Exod. 8:5-14)Aaron commands the frogs to come over all land (Exod. 8:5-6)
Further details
1. Aaron's rod swallows the magicians' rods; 2. Aaron turns the water into blood; 3. The magicians turn likewise water into blood; 4. Aaron commands the frogs to come forth
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 43v
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 43
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