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Lazarus prays as his sores are licked by dogs; Dives feasts on his balcony. Engraving.

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This Lazarus is seen as distinct from the Lazarus who was raised from the dead and was not identified as being leprous

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1 print : line engraving ; image 10.5 x 7 cm

Lettering

Lazarus at the rich glutton's gate ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Luk. 16.19. There was a certain rich man which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously everey day. 20. And there was a certain begger, named Lazarus, which was layd at his gate, full of sores. 23. And in hell he lift up his eyes being in torments, and seeth Abraham a far off, and Lazarus in his bosome"

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Wellcome Library no. 23942i

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