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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.720 fol. 5v

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Upper half:
Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Five men, one nimbed, and women, one veiled, three only partially visible, stand behind Christ, crossed nimbus, grasping fold of mantle with left hand and with right hand, indicating Lazarus wrapped in burial cloth, standing in open sarcophagus next to lid.
Lower half:
Pharisee: Counsel against Christ -- Of three men, one wears Jew's hat and knife (?) in sheath at waist, and all look toward man, wearing Jew's hat, raising right hand and holding blank scroll with left hand. Another man wearing Jew's hat and woman are at right.

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