Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman upon the Scarlet Beast

Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum | 10.2 x 14.7cm | c. 1295

Unknown Artist

The visionary text of Saint John the Evangelist's Apocalypse, the final book of the New Testament, inspired these images of salvation, sin, and divine retribution. A large number of illustrated volumes of the Apocalypse appeared in Northern Europe, e...
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