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Belgium, Tournai, ca. 1470
MS M.251 fol. 170v

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Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Lazarus, with hands joined, partially covered with shroud, emerges from grave in tile floor. At left are two nimbed figures (only nimbi visible), either Mary or Martha, nimbed, and Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding globe (?) with left hand and looking toward Lazarus. At right, stand three men wearing hats, the foremost holding cloth to face.
Scene in vaulted space, open at sides, with windows and tile floor.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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