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Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 82r

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Apostle Peter, Evangelist John and Christ, all, nimbed, with right hands raised, stand behind Martha of Bethany, nimbed, wearing headcovering with berbette, with joined hands raised, and Mary of Bethany, nimbed, with hands raised. Before them, Lazarus, partly in shroud, is seated at edge of grave. At right stand two men, both wearing hat, one with his arms around the other. In background, city.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament, inhabited by bird with wings spread and by owl. In lower margin, covered cross (burial cross).

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