Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, fr. 166Exodus
Old Testament
Exodus Childhood of Moses Birth of Moses (Exod. 2:1-2)
Exodus Childhood of Moses Moses is left in the Nile (Exod. 2:3)
Exodus The oppression of the Israelites The midwives disobey Pharaoh (Exod. 1:17-21)
Exodus The oppression of the Israelites Pharaoh commands all men to kill the boys (Exod. 1:22)
Further details
1. The midwives disobey Pharaoh; 2. Pharaoh orders killing of Israelite boys; 3. Birth of Moses; 4. Moses is placed in the Nile
ARTIST/CREATOR
Limbourg Brothers (active 1400-1416)
DATE
1402 - 1404
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 166, fol. 18v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 4, Paris 1913, plate 742
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