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

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Upper half:
Christ: Miracle of raising Widow's Son -- Youth, nude, with joined hands raised, sitting in coffin or sarcophagus, partially draped, on litter, with two poles at each end held by two men wearing Jew's hats. Above right, half figure of Christ, crossed nimbus, right hand raised in blessing, appears in cloud edged arc of Heaven.
Lower half:
Christ: Miracle of stilling Storm -- Christ, crossed nimbus, is sitting in prow of boat, resting head on right arm. Peter (?) extends both hands to Him. Six other men, one rowing, look on.
Boat in water with three fish.

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