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Yates Thompson 20 f. 1 Detail: Creation and fall
Detail: Creation and fall
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Description: Miniature divided into eight arcades showing scenes from Genesis: in the top four God divides the earth with compasses; makes the sun with a hammer; bends down to put a large fish in the sea as various beasts look on; and draws Eve from the rib of sleeping Adam; in the lower scenes he shows the Tree of the Knowledge; the serpent encourages Adam and Eve to eat the fruit; an angel with a sword drives Adam and Eve, from the garden; and in the final scene Adam uses a spade, Eve spins with a spindle, at the beginning of the Bible Historiale. 
Origin: France, Central (Paris) 
Attribution: Sub(?)-Fauvel Master, overpainted 


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