The Triumph of Mordecai, 1515


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The Persian King Ahasuerus honors the Jew Mordecai for his loyalty. The King's treacherous minister Haman, assuming that he was to be rewarded, proposed that the honoree should be clad in royal apparel and allowed to parade with princes and nobels. While Mordecai rides in triumph in the foreground, Haman is executed on a gallows in the background in retribution for his plot to massacre the Jewish population.

The Triumph of Mordecai
Artist Life
c. 1490 - 1533
Accession Number
Colnaghi; Knoedler & Co., 1925
Catalogue Raisonne
B.32; Holl.32 i/iii
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