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Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the Four Evangelists

Miniature Excised from a Psalter: Christ in Majesty with Symbols of the Four Evangelists

c. 1235
Location: not on view

Description

Christ is seated within a cusped frame representing his aura. He is surrounded by the four "living creatures"---the gospel writers---as envisioned by Saint John in his Apocalypse: a winged man (St. Matthew), a lion (St. Mark), an ox (St. Luke), and an eagle (St. John).
  • The Brummer Gallery Records. Cloisters (Museum), n.d. N6180 libmma.contentdm.oclc.org
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 149 archive.org
  • Illuminated Manuscripts. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (October 10, 2004-October 2, 2005).
    The Glory of the Painted Page: Manuscript Illuminations from the Permanent Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 6, 2010-April 17, 2011).
    The Cleveland Museum of Art (10/10/2004 - 10/02/2005); "Illuminated Manuscripts"
    Cleveland Museum of Art, (11/06/2010 - 04/17/2011); "The Glory Of the Painted Page: Manuscript Illuminations from the Permanent Collections"
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