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Harley 5716 f. 8 Frontispiece to Orah Hayyim
Frontispiece to ~Orah Hayyim~
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Description: Frontispiece to the first pillar of Arbaah Turim, Orah Hayyim (The Way of Life). The initial-word panel Barukh (blessed) is inhabited by three white rabbits. The text is framed by a full floral border inhabited by birds and containing four medallions. The medallion on the bottom is held by two puttos and contains the coat of arms of Joab Emmanuel. 
Origin: Italy, N. E. (Ferrara?) 


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