Jacob’s Flock Prospers

Book Title: Biblische Figuren des Alten vnd Newen Testaments : gantz künstlich gerissen / durch den weitberhümpten Vergilium Solis zu Nürnberg

Author: Solis, Virgil, 1514-1562

Image Title: Jacob’s Flock Prospers

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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. In the background, the barren Rachel offers her maidservant, Bilhah, to Jacob. The artist, Virgil Solis (1514-1562), has placed his monogram (VS) in the lower left corner of the woodcut.

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