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You could cut this tension with a knife!

Joseph struggles to escape the seducing grasp of the wife of the Potiphar, the Pharaoh’s guard. The very cape that shimmers and sparkles in this painting becomes evidence used against Joseph.

Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, about 1630, Guide Reni. J. Paul Getty Museum. 

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