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Book of Hours
Belgium, 1440-1449
MS M.82 fol. 105r

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Mary and Martha of Bethany, wearing headdresses, stand beside open tomb in which sits Lazarus, partially draped in shroud, with his left hand held by Christ, with crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing. Man, wearing hat, stands behind Christ. In background is landscape with river, with boats, and distant city.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, inhabited by peacock and bird.

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