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Germany, Nuremberg, 1507-1510
MS M.905 I, fol. 156r

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Christ: Resurrection -- Christ, nimbed, showing wounds, draped in mantle, with cross-inscribed bannered cross staff in left hand and right hand raised in blessing, stands before tomb, flanked by two men, wearing hats, one with mace and the other with axe, both seated on ground, one sleeping. In background, city. Scene within decorated initial R.
In lower margin, hawk pursues duck, both in flight, amid foliate ornament.

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