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Book of Hours
Italy, Piedmont, ca. 1465-1470
M.57 fol. 100r

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Lazarus, nude, with left hand raised, is in grave, beside woman (Mary or Martha of Bethany), kneeling, with right hand raised. At left is Christ, raising right hand in gesture of blessing, beside man, holding book in right hand and covering nose with draped left hand.
In background at left are goup of men, wearing hats, two of whom cover their noses. At right is group of men, infront of building with arched portal. In distance are buildings of city.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including daisies.

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