France, Lorraine, 13th century / Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman Clothed with the Sun / c. 1295France, Lorraine, 13th century
Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman Clothed with the Sun
c. 1295

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Creator Nationality: France, Lorraine, 13th century
Creator Name-CRT: France, Lorraine, 13th century
Title: Miniature from a Manuscript of the Apocalypse: The Woman Clothed with the Sun
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1290
Creation End Date: 1300
Creation Date: c. 1295
Object Type: Books
Classification Term: Manuscript
Materials and Techniques: ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
Dimensions: Sheet: 12cm x 14.2cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1983.73.2.a
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Provenance: Sotheby's, London sale, 25 April 1983, lot 50
Style or Period: France, Lorraine, 13th century
Context: The visionary text of St. 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, especially in England, after the year 1240--perhaps reflecting a fear of the world's end.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1983.73.2.a
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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