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France, probably Cambrai, 1490-1500
MS M.1053 fol. 127v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Two men, including Peter (?), nimbed, tonsured, stand with Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, raising right in blessing toward Lazarus, nimbed, partially draped in shroud, standing in open grave. Mary or Martha of Bethany, wearing headdress, kneeling, witnesses scene. Building in background.
Margins with moth, scattered naturalistic flowers, including viola; bones; and skull. In left margin is scroll inscribed ROGITA MORI.

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