Christ emerges from his tomb with the help of an angel as the Roman soldiers sleep below. The wounds in Christ's hands and feet stand out against the paleness of his skin and his white garment. God looks on from above, indicating Christ's eventual Ascension into heaven.

This image of the Resurrection introduces the mass for Easter Sunday in this manuscript.


  • Title: The Resurrection
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1410
  • Location Created: Paris (or), France; Bourges (probably), France
  • Physical Dimensions: Leaf: 17.9 × 13.3 cm (7 1/16 × 5 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Folio
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 89.ML.3.32v
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 36, fol. 32v
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Manuscripts (Documents)

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