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Vienna Genesis (cod. theol. gr.31, f. 12r): Jacob’s return from Aram

Artist name: Unknown artist

Above, Jacob and his family proceed from left to right and cross the Jabbok River. Below, Jacob, wearing yellow, wrestles with the angel and is then blessed by him, while he family continues their journey to the left.

Source: Genesis 32

Technique: Color illustration

Location: Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna

Date: 500

Dimensions: 30.4 – 32.6 x 24.5 – 26.5