225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol. 174v

See more information »

Apocalypse: Seal II, Red Horse -- John, nimbed, is seated on island in landscape. He holds book with right hand on lap and raises left hand to face. Inkpot and pen-case are on ground before him. Above him, eagle, one of Four Beasts, flies, carrying, in beak, scroll inscribed UENI ET UIDE (Revelation 6:3). Horseman, wearing tall hat with knotted sash, raising sword with right hand, holding reins with left hand, is astride brown (sic) horse, descending from cloud-edged, rayed mandorla enclosing open book, and lamb, nimbed, holding cross-staff with cross-inscribed banner, two front hooves in the open book. Illustration of Revelation 6:3.

(13 of 69)