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France, probably Mons, between 1490 and 1500
M.33 fol. 180v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Woman, wearing headdress, and man, wearing hat, stand behind man, wearing hat, extending hand toward Lazarus, nude, partially draped, standing in grave with joined hands raised. He looks toward Christ, rays as nimbus, with right hand raised in blessing and left hand extended.
Scene in walled yard in front of church and open portal.
In illusionistic border are skull, bones, fly, and flowers, including violas and thistles.

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