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Jacob's Journey to Egypt
Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany (Place created)
about 1400 - 1410
Tempera colors, gold, silver paint, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Dressed in long robes, an elderly man sets out on a journey. A large group of his relatives follow him, some walking and others riding in a wagon, together with their animals and domestic goods. This image from the Weltchronik shows an episode from the biblical story of