d'Antonio, The Story of Joseph
Late 15th or early 16th
Tempera on wood
Museum of Art, New York
The arrangement of scenes is hardly chronological. Joseph is the blonde
figure in green in every scene.
In the background, from left to right, we see the caravan taking Joseph
to Egypt, the merchants buying him from his brothers, Joseph fleeing
from the brown building with Potiphar's wife in pursuit, Joseph
greeting his brothers, Joseph in prison.
In the foreground, again going from left to right, we see Joseph
greeting his father outside the city gates, Joseph on a pageant wagon,
Joseph interpreting Pharaoh's dream, and Pharaoh asleep and having that
More of Joseph the Patriarch
Photographed at the
site by Richard Stracke