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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 160v

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Elisha: raising Son of Shunammite Woman -- Elisha, wearing headgear, holding book in left hand, extends right hand toward youth, nude, partially draped in shroud, lying on ground with joined hands raised. Scene in landscape with windmill, trees, and mountains.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 04:27-37.

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