Book Title:Icones catecheseos et uirtutum ac uitiorum illustratae numeris / Iohannis Hofferi ... ; item Historia passionis Domini nostri Iesu Christi effigiata
Author: Hoffer, Johann, 1534-1583
Image Title: Jacob’s Flock Prospers
Scripture Reference: Genesis 30
Description: Jacob places striped branches before Laban’s unspotted sheep and goats in order to increase the number of spotted and dark colored animals in his own herd. The image is used here to illustrate a violation of the ninth commandment: You shall not covet your neighbor's house.
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