St. Savin - Joseph's Appointment as the Master of Pharaoh's Palace.
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Title:St. Savin - Joseph's Appointment as the Master of Pharaoh's Palace
Notes:Fresco on the lower south register of the nave, depicting Pharaoh, who is pleased with Joseph's interpretation of his dreams, investing Joseph with his signet-ring and thus giving him full power over the land of Egypt

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Genesis 41
Person as Subject:Joseph, the son of Jacob (Biblical figure)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71D161

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:St. Savin - Joseph's Appointment as the Master of Pharaoh's Palace, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 21, 2023]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33360 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 19:06:53 Record Created: 2003-10-15 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.