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Netherlands, ca. 1485-1495
MS S.4 fol. 102v

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Christ: Last Judgment -- Christ, with crossed nimbus, draped in mantle, showing wounds, with head flanked by sword and lily, sits on arc with arms extended. Flanking Him on the ground are Virgin Mary, nimbed, with hands raised, and John Baptist, nimbed, wearing garment of skins, both kneeling. Below Christ, two nude souls with raised hands emerge from graves.
Margins with vinescroll ornament. In left margin is angel playing horn and in lower margin is angel, playing horn, beside scroll inscribed SURGITE MORTUI UE[N]ITE AD IUDI[CIU]M

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