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M4200 John and the Poisoned Cup, Hand-Painted Miniature from a Printed Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1500 

A metalcut hand-colored in tempera and liquid gold.  The miniature features St. John holding a golden chalice.  A legend relates that once in Rome and attempt was made to poison him in the sacramental cup, but the poison issued miraculously from the cup in the form of a serpent, while his enemies fell dead at his feet.  Several observers stand in the background.  The miniature is framed by and arch in liquid gold.  This is a leaf from a Book of Hours printed by Gillet Hardouyn, one of the leading printers in Paris during this period.  The text is in a batarde script and includes the calendars for November and December on recto.
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M4200 John and the Poisoned Cup, Hand-Painted Miniature from a Printed Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1500 

A metalcut hand-colored in tempera and liquid gold.  The miniature features St. John holding a golden chalice.  A legend relates that once in Rome and attempt was made to poison him in the sacramental cup, but the poison issued miraculously from the cup in the form of a serpent, while his enemies fell dead at his feet.  Several observers stand in the background.  The miniature is framed by and arch in liquid gold.  This is a leaf from a Book of Hours printed by Gillet Hardouyn, one of the leading printers in Paris during this period.  The text is in a batarde script and includes the calendars for November and December on recto.

M4200 John and the Poisoned Cup, Hand-Painted Miniature from a Printed Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1500

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M4200 John and the Poisoned Cup, Hand-Painted Miniature from a Printed Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1500 

A metalcut hand-colored in tempera and liquid gold.  The miniature features St. John holding a golden chalice.  A legend relates that once in Rome and attempt was made to poison him in the sacramental cup, but the poison issued miraculously from the cup in the form of a serpent, while his enemies fell dead at his feet.  Several observers stand in the background.  The miniature is framed by and arch in liquid gold.  This is a leaf from a Book of Hours printed by Gillet Hardouyn, one of the leading printers in Paris during this period.  The text is in a batarde script and includes the calendars for November and December on recto. 

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