Christ rising from the tomb; prophets from the Old Testament foretelling his life; the Virgin; and Saint John the Evangelist. Oil paintings in a predella.
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The man on the extreme left is the prophet Habbakkuk, displaying a quotation from Habakkuk III.2, "O Lord I have heard thy speech and was afraid". Second from left is the prophet Isaiah with a book open at Isaiah VII.14, "Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son". The next figures moving rightwards are the Virgin; Christ being raised from the tomb by an angel; and Saint John the Evangelist. The second man from the right is the prophet Baruch, holding a scroll with the text of Baruch III.36: "This is our God, and another shall not be reckoned against him". On the extreme right is the prophet Ezekiel, with a scroll containing a quotation from Ezekiel XXXVI.26, "A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you"