(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Biblical cycles in PsaltersMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 835Genesis (8r-17r)
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaIsaac meets and marries Rebecca (Gen. 24:67)
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca gives Eliezer to drink (Gen. 24:18)
Further details
The significance of the image is not fully clear. At the left is Eliezer praising God, as at the first encounter with Rebecca (Gen. 24:26). A boy in the centre holds a cloak, and this and the marginal inscription refer to Rebecca covering herself at the sight of Isaac (Gen. 24:65)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Oxford
DATE
1190 - 1210
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Clm 835, fol. 12r (Scene 2)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Nigel Morgan, The Munich Golden Psalter, with a contribution by Carolin Schreiber, Luzern 2011, p. 268
Acknowledgements
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