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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 85r

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Christ, rays as nimbus, extends right hand in blessing toward Lazarus, draped in burial cloth, with joined hands raised, rising up out of sarcophagus, his hands grasped by Apostle Peter, nimbed. In foreground is lid from sarcophagus. In background, left, stand group of five (?) Apostles, nimbed, some only nimbus visible. At right are Mary and Martha, nimbed and veiled (?) with wimple, one with joined hands, and three men, two with hands covering noses.
Scene in room decorated with architectural ornament, open through double arch, to view in distance of street flanked by houses.
In initial D, head of skeleton.

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