Pharaoh Honours Joseph
Wood engraving by the Dalziels.
7¾ x 7¾ inches
Dalziels’ Bible Gallery, plate 19.
Genesis, xli: 42. An illustration showing the moment when Pharaoh honours Joseph’s status. The passing of the ring is conveyed in a delicate holding of hands at the composition’s centre point. The exotic accessories, shown in obsessive detail, are typical of Poynter’s antiquarianism.
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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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