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Nicolaus de Lyra super Bibliam, Italy ca. 1402 (Manchester, John Rylands University Library, Latin MS 30, fol. 123v)

(Ezekiel 'Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. Nicolaus de Lyra super Bibliam, Italy ca.

Nicolaus de Lyra - Postillae in Prophetas (c. 1423).  Illumination by Master of Otto van Moerdrecht.

speciesbarocus: Nicolaus de Lyra - Postillae in Prophetas (c. Illumination by Master of Otto van Moerdrecht.

ROMANESQUE - MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION - St. John the Evangelist, from the Gospel Book of Abbot Wedricus - Shortly before 1147 - Societe Archeologique et Historique - Rope-like loops of drapery - Byzantine style. Precisely controlled contours unite varied elements. Interlacing patterns - Dark Ages influence. Dove- Holy Spirit symbol - in hand of God - above John. His symbol - the eagle - to the left. Donor of manuscript - holds ink well - to the right.  LOCATION: AVESNES-SUR-HELPE, FRANCE

title: “John the Evangelist” in Gospel Book of Abbot Wedricus civilization: Late Medieval period: Romanesque date: c.

Luttrell Psalter, England ca. 1325-1340 (British Library, Add 42130, fol. 43v)

A dragon devours a naked man, head-first, in the margins of a page from the Luttrell Psalter, England ca.

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours', f183r

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours',

Bestiary, MS M.459 fol. 6v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

- Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

El Beato de El Escorial es un manuscrito iluminado sobre pergamino, mozárabe del siglo X, que contiene el comentario al Apocalipsis del Beato de Liébana.

Angels lookin’ non-plussed about… harps?, from the Escorial Beatus, a century illuminated manuscript of the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana. Now I know where Picasso got part of his inspiration.

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist John  Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 3/8 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.1 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.429

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist John Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt

The Whore of Babylon Dresses the Part   Epistolary and Apocalypse of Carles the Bold, in French Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1470. The Morgan Library & Museum, NY NY

The Whore of Babylon Dresses the Part

Epistolary and Apocalypse of Charles the Bold, in French Illuminated by Loyset Liédet and his workshop Belgium, Bruges ca. 1470 356 x 253 mm Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1905 MS fols.

Book of Hours, MS G.55 fol. 14v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

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