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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1520
MS M.307 fol. 113v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Lazarus, wearing cap, body partially draped, is seated in grave, raising arms toward Apostle Peter (?), nimbed, kneeling next to the grave. Martha and Mary, both nimbed, one wearing hat and raising hands, the other veiled, sit or kneel at end of the grave. Grave slab is in foreground. Christ, rays as nimbus, and two (?) apostles, nimbed, look on. One apostle looks toward one of two men covering nose with sleeve at right. Two men stand in distance next to building.
Margins decorated with border of flowers including viola, geranium, campanula (?), and daisy, and inhabited by bird and caterpillar.

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