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

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

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Plaque with Saint John the Evangelist, early 9th century; Early Medieval
Carolingian; Made in Aachen
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Plaque with Saint John the Evangelist, early 9th century; Early Medieval Carolingian; Made in Aachen Elephant ivory

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st. john the evangelist at patmos. hans memling. 1479....Qué hay detrás de la pintura? Cuál es el fondo?

st. john the evangelist at patmos. hans memling. 1479....Qué hay detrás de la pintura? Cuál es el fondo?

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Saint of the Day: St. John The Apostle (Evangelist) It is God who calls; human beings answer. The vocation of John and his brother James is stated very simply in the Gospels, along with that of Peter...

Saint of the Day: St. John The Apostle (Evangelist) It is God who calls; human beings answer. The vocation of John and his brother James is stated very simply in the Gospels, along with that of Peter...

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Roberto d'Oderisio ~ St. John the Evangelist and Mary Magdalene, c. late 1300s
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