The Patriarchal Family

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Illuminated Old Testament (cod. Pal. Germ. 16 f. 28r): Lot’s Family and the Destruction of Sodom

Lot and his two smiling daughters seem to be setting off on an afternoon stroll as they leave the burning and collapsing cities seen behind them. Lot`s wife portrayed as a white pillar with a female head, looks on contentedly.


Source: Genesis 19  |  Portion: Vayera
Watercolor   |  16 x 18
Heidelberg University Bibliothek
Date : 1477
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