In the Gospel Book of Henry the Lion, the illumination of the Easter event takes up a full page. The event is depicted as if in a “collage”. The illustration of the two figures Ecclesia and Synagoga in the lower corner medallions is a unique testimony to their existential togetherness.
A certain picture-type, which has been formative in particular in German Protestantism is called “Lex et Gratia” – i.e. presentations of “Law and Grace”. This picture-type could also serve to devalue the Old Testament.