Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

Book Title: Die Bibel in Bildern / von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Author: Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Julius, 1794-1872

Image Title: Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

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Description: After lifting Joseph out of the cistern, Joseph’s brothers negotiate with the Ishmaelites to sell him for twenty shekels of silver. In the background (left), one of Joseph’s brothers suggests dipping his coat in goat’s blood and taking it back to their father. The engraver’s name, Gustav Richard Steinbrecher (1828-1887), appears at the lower right.

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