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Title:St. Savin - Joseph Sold into Slavery
Notes:Fresco on the lower south register of the nave, depicting Joseph being sold by his brothers to the Midianite traders who in turn sell him into slavery in Egypt (although according to the biblical account the Midianite traders themselves draw Joseph out of the pit into which the brothers have thrown him, thereby forestalling their scheme to sell him, the painting opted to depict an imaginary episode foreshadowing Jesus' betrayal by Judah)
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 37:25-28
Person as Subject:Joseph, the son of Jacob
Lectionary links:AProp14
General Subject:Midianites
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71D125

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Attribution:St. Savin - Joseph Sold into Slavery, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33363 [retrieved September 25, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33363 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:58:42 Record Created: 2003-10-16 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.