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The Hebrew Joseph was propositioned by the wife of his master Potiphar, captain of the Pharoah’s guard (Genesis, XXXIX, 7–20). When they were alone she clutched at his robes, pleading with him to make love to her, but Joseph fled leaving his cloak in her hands. Potiphar’s wife avenged her humiliation by accusing Joseph of trying to rape her, using his cloak as evidence, whereupon he was thrown into prison.
oil on oak panel
48.1 x 37.2 cm
acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, 1849; bequeathed to the nation by Lady Wallace, 1897
The Wallace Collection
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