The Cupbearer and Baker’s Dreams

Book Title: Biblia, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, Romae*que reuisa : in quibus Praeterea, qvae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincts sunt : Vt numeri Praefixi Lectorum non remorentur, & loca quaesita tanquam digito demonstrent, additus, ubi res postulauit, elegantissimis figuris

Author: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20.

Image Title: The Cupbearer and Baker’s Dreams

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Description: Joseph interprets the dreams of Pharaoh’s imprisoned chief cupbearer and baker. In three days the cupbearer will once again serve Pharaoh, while the baker will be hanged. On the right, gallows are constructed in fulfillment of the baker’s fate. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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