This painted enamel plaque, based on a print by Albrecht Dürer, shows the Resurrection of Christ, two days after his death on the Cross. Christ stands triumphantly, right arm outstretched, on the displaced lid of the sarcophagus from which he has just emerged. The two soldiers in the foreground react in amazement; the soldier in the background still sleeps. This plaque was probably mounted in a wooden frame with other scenes of the Passion of Christ, constituting a resplendent small-scale monument for private devotional use.

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