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Italy, Padua, 1436
MS M.180 fol. 55r

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Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Angel, nimbed, lifts top from sarcophagus and looks toward three Holy Women, nimbed and veiled, one with right hand on breast, one extending right hand.
Scene in barren landscape with few trees and rocky outcrops.
Beginning of Gospel reading for Holy Saturday.

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