Leeds University Digital Library

St. John, the Evangelist (fol. 13r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: St. John, the Evangelist (fol. 13r)
  • Description:

    The full-page miniature shows St. John, the Evangelist, writing the Book of Revelation on a scroll on the island of Patmos. The eagle, his symbol, is beside him. God the Father appears to him within a golden circle in the sky. Arising from the water in the background is a beast with seven heads, representing St John's Apocalyptic vision. The border is formed from architectural columns supporting two winged putti, with lions at the bottom.

    Context: Gospel sequences: Saint John: In principio erat verbum

  • Date range: [ca. 1490]
  • Date: 1490
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:40
  • Last Modified: 10 Aug 2018 09:17