Death of the Firstborn

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An angel holding a sword walks away from women lamenting over their dead children
Death of the firstborn in Egypt.

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An angel holding a sword casts a last glance behind as it walks down a flight of stairs leading up to a door, in front of which four women are lamenting over their dead children.

The caption reads in the original French: Mort des premiers-nés en Égypte (Exode, XII, 29-30).

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