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Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry, 1405–1408/9. Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active in France by 1399–1416). French; Made in Paris. Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on vellum; 9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (23.8 x 16.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.1).
Mass for Easter Sunday
The Resurrection, Folio 198r
Although in quarter-page format, this scene largely repeats the full-page Soldiers at the Tomb (see Folio 152v), but now with the tomb open and triumphant Christ striding out. The armed soldiers are deep in sleep, and the walls of Jerusalem are visible in the distance.