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The Entry into Jerusalem
Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 - 1561)
about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment
Leaf: 16.8 x 11.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Upon Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem, one man greets him by spreading a garment on the ground while others strew boughs cut from trees along his path. Riding an ass while his disciples follow behind,