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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 23r

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1) Christ: Resurrection -- Two flanking nimbed angels approach with joined hands raised toward Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing partly draped red mantle, showing wounds. With cross-staff in left hand, He steps forward over transverse lid resting against sarcophagus decorated with arches.
2) Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Nimbed angel, red-faced (red-skinned), sits on sarcophagus, holds palm in left hand, and points with left hand toward transverse lid, in front of three veiled nimbed Holy Women holding ointment jars and gesturing. In foreground, four soldiers, armed with spears and shields, sleep.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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