French School, (13th century); French. Medium: vellum. Date: 13th Century. Death of Abimelech; Annunciation of birth of Samson; Manoah offering sacrifice; Samson with parents and slaying lion; illuminated in Paris, presented to Shah Abbas the Great of Persia by the Papal Mission; also known as Maciejowski Bible; Provenance: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, USA. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.