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The Flight into Egypt:Farmer cutting wheat in border
The Flight into Egypt:Farmer cutting wheat in border
After his wheat had miraculously grown up in a day, this farmer told Herod's soldiers that the Holy Family had passed by when he planted the seeds. Thus the soldiers gave up their search, assuming that the family had traveled months earlier.


Master of Jean Rolin II
French, perhaps Paris, 1455
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.
MS. 7, FOL. 28V