The Cupbearer and Baker’s Dreams

Book Title: Biblia ectypa : Bildnussen auss Heiliger Schrifft Alt und Neuen Testaments in welchen alle Geschichte und Erscheinungen deutlich und schrifftmässig zu Gottes Ehre und andächtiger Seelen erbaulicher Beschauung vorgestellet werden. Mit Röm. Kayserl. Mayest: aller gnädigst-ertheilten Privilegio neu hervorgebracht von Christoph Weigel, Kupferstecher in Augspurg

Author: Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725

Image Title: The Cupbearer and Baker’s Dreams

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Description: Joseph interprets the dreams of Pharaoh’s imprisoned chief cupbearer (right) and baker. Each dream is represented by a cherub holding an object in the clouds above Joseph, while the woodcut’s lighting indicates the baker’s dark fate (left), a death by hanging.

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