Description This illustration from Walters manuscript W.644 depicts Yusuf, who is identified by a flaming halo, entering a room where Egyptian women sit peeling fruit with knives. According to the narrative, the women were so distracted by Yusuf's incomparable beauty that they inadvertently cut their hands.
Provenance Papas-zadah …(?), 311 AH/AD 1893-1894 [fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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