interior scene; man seated at door holding crutches with two dogs possibly eating his leg; Christ also at door with five figures at each side; western style building through window; to L of doorway are men in balcony with musical instruments; at LC in foreground is table where food is being prepared and servants bring food to table at R; men and women in 17th century clothing around table at R; one-armed man at foreground holding a stick to chained monkey; four winged creatures at top R; three hold "V" shaped objects

Lazarus at the House of the Rich Man, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China, 1637

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Lazarus at the House of the Rich Man, plate from Giulio Aleni's "Tianzhu jiangsheng zhuxiang jingjie" (An Illustrated History of the Lord of Heaven Who Became Incarnate in the Flesh), Jinjiang Church, Fujian Province, China
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P.10,512
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interior scene; man seated at door holding crutches with two dogs possibly eating his leg; Christ also at door with five figures at each side; western style building through window; to L of doorway are men in balcony with musical instruments; at LC in foreground is table where food is being prepared and servants bring food to table at R; men and women in 17th century clothing around table at R; one-armed man at foreground holding a stick to chained monkey; four winged creatures at top R; three hold "V" shaped objects