Joseph Before Pharaoh, by E. J. Poynter. 7 x 7½ inches. Dalziels’ Bible Gallery, plate 18. Genesis, xli: 14–36. A dramatic scene, showing the moment when Pharaoh consults with Joseph, a slave whose nobility is conveyed by his stance. The intense detail and emphasis on narrative are closely linked to Pre-Raphaelite painting.

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Dalziels’ Bible Gallery. London: George Routledge, 1881 [1880].

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