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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Illuminated Manuscript - Christ on the Water

In previous centuries, Bible were often sources of fine art as artists (often monks) painted dramatic scenes from the book for the benefit of those who were illiterate in their flock.  This is an example of such an "illuminated" manuscript.

Illuminated Manuscript, Bible Pictures by William de Brailes, Christ Appears at Lake Tiberias, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.106, fol. 20r