One of seven extant full-page miniatures from a lost psalter associated with William de Brailes, an artist working in Oxford, 1238-52.
This leaf depicts six scenes from Genesis:
God clothing Adam and Eve (a rarely depicted subject);
Adam digging and Eve spinning;
the offerings of Cain and Abel;
Cain slaying Abel:
God rebuking Cain:
Lamech slaying Cain.
The medallions in the frame show: God rebuking Adam, and Eve (above): Adam and Eve, each clothed and dejected after the Fall (both sides); and their sons, Enoch and Seth (below).
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