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Boaz receives the shoe

Naomi`s nearest kinsman “Tov” holds out his shoe to Boaz, who sits in a chair gesturing in acceptance of the levirate obligation. A number of men and women stand around as witnesses. This act allowed Boaz to redeem Ruth, her family and her inheritance.


Source: Ruth 4
Oil on canvas   |  180 x 202
Staedel Kunstinstitut and urban Gallery, Frankfurt
Date : 1635 - 1676
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