Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Job's reply to Baldad (Job 9-10) Job reminds God that He had formed him as if out of clay, or milk (Job 10:8-11)
Job Job's reply to Sophar (Job 12-14) Job stresses God can bring kings and counsellors to nought (Job 12:17-18)
Job Job's reply to Sophar (Job 12-14) Job compares human life to a short-lived flower (Job 14:1-2)
Job Job's reply to Sophar (Job 12-14) Job contrasts man with a tree that can grow again after being cut (Job 14:7-10)
Further details
1. Job reminds God that He had formed him as if out of clay, or as if cheese out of milk; 2. Job acknowledges that God can bring princes and counsellors to nought (the text speaks of loosening belts); 3. Job compares human life to a flower; 4. Job contrasts man with a tree that can grow again
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 215v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 215
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