Friday, December 06, 2013

Persisting in his integrity

Wish I'd got a clearer picture, but here's Job's wife exhorting him to curse God and die from the fireplace of the John Hewlett House (1740-60), originally in Woodbury, NY and now among the period rooms in the new American Wing of the Met. I think that must be Satan pulling the strings above her, but what's the strange object on the far left?

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