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Belgium, Cambrai, 1490-1500
MS M.116 fol. 100v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Christ, rays as nimbus, right hand raised in blessing, looks toward Lazarus, with joined hands, partially draped, standing in grave next to grave stone inscribed TAE LAZER. To left of Christ are man wearing hat, and holding walking stick, and Apostle, nimbed, looking toward the man and raising left hand. At right of Christ is probably Mary or Martha, nimbed, wearing headdress, with joined hands, kneeling. Scene is in walled area with church (?); in distance is landscape with trees, figures on road, body of water and city.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament including sweet pea, viola, rose, strawberry, thistle, and grapes.

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