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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.720 fol. 4r

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Upper half:
Christ: Miracle of Gadarene Swine -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, looks toward man, with joined hands raised, kneeling looking up toward Christ as devil emerging from man's mouth goes into mouth of pig behind him. Three other pigs emerge from behind rocky outcrop. Two men stand behind Christ.
Exterior setting with grass, rocky outcrop and tree.
Lower half:
Christ: meeting Zaccheus -- Zaccheus, wearing hat, raising left hand, stands looking up at Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand. Group of 10 men and women (?), some only partially visible, stand at left.
Exterior setting with tree and grass.

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