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There is No Natural Religion, object 1 (Bentley b1, Erdman b1, Keynes b2)

Sector E
plate Illustration:

A gowned figure with long hair, probably male, stands on the left. He faces right; his right arm is at his side, his left extended horizontally. Below and to the right is a seated, but perhaps rising, nude male with curly hair. He rests on his left knee and right foot, with his lower body twisted. He props up his upper body with his left hand and reaches vertically with his right arm and hand toward the extended left hand of the gowned figure. He looks up and to the left toward the standing figure. This configuration of two figures suggests that the gowned figure is Christ and the rising youth is Lazarus (see John 12:17). The background is composed of two Gothic arches with supporting pillars. These architectural elements may be part of a church or tomb, and thus built of stone. The structure is very similar to those on the sides of John of Eltham's tomb in Westminster Abbey.

Component (Sector AC)

Keywords: male, Christ, gown, standing, facing right, arm at side, arm raised horizontally, long hair

A gowned figure with long hair, probably male, stands on the left. He faces right; his right arm is at his side, his left extended horizontally. He may be Christ at the raising of Lazarus (see John 12:17).

Component (Sector E)

Keywords: male, young, nude, Lazarus, sitting, rising, reaching, hand on ground, arm raised vertically, twisted, facing left, facing up, curly hair

A nude male with curly hair sits on the right in a posture that suggests he is rising from the ground. He rests on his left knee and right foot, with his lower body twisted. He props up his upper body with his left hand and reaches vertically with his right arm and hand toward the extended left hand of the gowned figure standing on the left. He looks up and to the left toward the standing figure. He may be Lazarus at his resurrection (see John 12:17).

Component (Sector E)

Keywords: arch, Gothic art, pillar, church, stone, tomb, Westminster Abbey, John of Eltham

The background is composed of two Gothic arches with supporting pillars. These architectural elements may be part of a church or tomb, and thus built of stone. The structure is very similar to those on the sides of John of Eltham's tomb in Westminster Abbey.
 
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