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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.720 fol. 3r

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Upper half:
Christ: Miracle of healing Peter's Wife's Mother -- Woman, arms crossed on abdomen, head on cushion, reclines on draped bed. Standing next to bed is Christ, flanked by six men, two wearing hats. Scene is under arch of building.
Lower half:
Christ: Miracle of healing Demoniac -- Man, Jew's hat falling from his head, black devil issuing from his mouth, with joined hands raised, kneels, looking toward Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, looking back at the man..
Exterior setting with grass.

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