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Netherlands, Haarlem, 1445-1460
MS M.1031 fol. 262v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Widow's Son -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand stands next to draped bier, one end carried by two men wearing hats. Two women, veiled with wimples, with joined hands, stand behind Him. In foreground stands man wearing hood; on far side of the bier is visible head of woman or youth. In background are buildings.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament and bunches of twigs, and inhabited by dragon (?) and hybrid woman.

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