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Chess Piece, Bishop

Attributed to Western Islamic Lands

Chess Piece, Bishop

Attributed to Western Islamic Lands

Chess Piece, Bishop

Attributed to Western Islamic Lands

Chess Piece, Bishop

Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

Christ, Virgin, and Bishop from BL Harley 2799, f. 40

Detail of three historiated initials 'D,' with Christ blessing, the Virgin and Child, and a bishop. Image taken from f. 40 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three vers... more

Christ, Virgin, and Bishop from BL Harley 2799, f. 40

Three historiated initials 'D,' with Christ blessing, the Virgin and Child, and a bishop. Image taken from f. 40 of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in th... more

Reliquary Pendant with Queen Margaret of Sicily Blessed by Bishop Reginald of Bath

The engraved Latin inscription on the back identifies the subject: “Bishop Reginald of Bath hands this over to Queen Margaret of Sicily.” The inscription on the front lists the relics once contained under a cry... more

Devil approaching a bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 168v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a devil approaching a bishop, who lies in his bed. Image taken from f. 168v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop with a dish from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 203v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop with a dish approaching a king in bed. Image taken from f. 203v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man before a bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 172v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man coming before a bishop. Image taken from f. 172v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop expelling a devil from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 242

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop expelling a devil from a church tower. Image taken from f. 242 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop baptising children from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 125

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop baptising children in a font. Image taken from f. 125 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop, angel and Virgin Mary from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 195

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop by a church, along with the Virgin Mary and an angel. Image taken from f. 195 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man kneeling before a bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 169

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man kneeling before a bishop. Image taken from f. 169 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop receiving a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 243v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop receiving a book from heaven, with a monk and another man watching. Image taken from f. 243v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals... more

Bishop, queen and kings dining from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 207v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop, queen and kings at a table. Image taken from f. 207v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop and monks in procession from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 201v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop and monks in procession proceeded by a demon playing a fife and a drum. Image taken from f. 201v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decre... more

Bishop and Virgin Mary from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 195v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop and the Virgin Mary by an altar. Image taken from f. 195v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop approaching a church from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 198

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop approaching a church, while the Virgin Mary leads a woman away behind the church. Image taken from f. 198 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfi... more

Bishop in bed from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 241

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop sleeping in his bed, with angels surrounding him. Image taken from f. 241 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Priest and bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 241v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a priest at a bookstand, with a bishop standing at an altar. Image taken from f. 241v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop blessing from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 230v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop blessing a man in a tub. Image taken from f. 230v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

King and bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 243

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a seated king and bishop talking to one another. Image taken from f. 243 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Two men before a bishop from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 251

Detail of a miniature of two men standing before a bishop. Image taken from f. 251 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop and clerks from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 242v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop standing at an altar, with two clerks at a lectern. Image taken from f. 242v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop celebrating mass from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 193

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop celebrating mass inside a church. Image taken from f. 193 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop addressing monks from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 244v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop addressing a group of monks. Image taken from f. 244v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Pilgrim's Badge with Bust of a Bishop

Made in Canterbury (?), England

Bishop

Although it is said to have been discovered in a garden near Chablis, the actual source of this figure is unknown. Over life-size, it may come from the entrance of a church, perhaps set between the doors as a t... more

Bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 292v

Detail of an historiated initial 'T'(e) with a bishop with an asperging brush, and five figures in white vestments. Image taken from f. 292v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French ... more

Bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 298v

Detail of an historiated initial 'Q' of a bishop speaking to a group of people. Image taken from f. 298v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop's tomb from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 210

Bas-de-page scene of six figures witnessing the opening of a bishop's tomb, and a lily growing from his mouth, with a decorated initial 'D'(ominus). Image taken from f. 210 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter')... more

Bishop of Myra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 316v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the bishop of Myra and his clergy. Image taken from f. 316v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 224v

Bas-de-page scene of a bishop having been saved in a boat from the wreck of a ship laden with pilgrims to Jerusalem, who saw the souls of the drowned ascend to heaven whilst the Virgin saved one of the pilgrims... more

Bishop's tomb from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 210

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of six figures witnessing the opening of a bishop's tomb, and a lily growing from his mouth. Image taken from f. 210 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with F... more

Nicholas as bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 317v

Bas-de-page scene of Nicholas as a bishop addressing three children in a tub. Image taken from f. 317v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 224v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop having been saved in a boat from the wreck of a ship laden with pilgrims to Jerusalem, who saw the souls of the drowned ascend to heaven whilst the Virgin saved one of ... more

Nicholas and bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 317

Bas-de-page scene of the consecration of Nicholas as a bishop of Myra. Image taken from f. 317 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Nicholas and bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 317

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the consecration of Nicholas as a bishop of Myra. Image taken from f. 317 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop and Becket from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 292v

Historiated initial 'T'(e) with a bishop with an asperging brush, and five figures in white vestments, with a bas-de-page scene of the king ordering all Thomas Becket's kin to be banished. Image taken from f. 2... more

Nicholas as bishop from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 317v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Nicholas as a bishop addressing three children in a tub. Image taken from f. 317v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop of Myra from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 316v

Bas-de-page scene of the bishop of Myra and his clergy. Image taken from f. 316v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bishop of Clermont from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 304v

Miniature of the Bishop of Clermont complaining to Louis VI; Louis attacks Clermont. Image taken from f. 304v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Blessing Bishop (Saint Nicholas of Bari)

The bishop's chasuble, the principal vestment worn by a priest, is represented with a black orphrey ornamented with a series of quatrefoils. The top medallion shows Christ with his hand raised in benediction, w... more

The Bishop of Assisi Giving a Palm to Saint Clare

This panel comes from an altarpiece devoted to the life of Saint Clare and made for the convent of the Poor Clares in either Nuremberg or Bamberg. The order was founded in 1212, with the help of Saint Francis o... more

Canonica porcio episcopi (Bishop's portion of canons' revenue) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 234v

Historiated initial 'C'(anonica) of a bishop and a canon holding a disk inscribed with four smaller parts. Image taken from f. 234v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Bishop from BL Royal 19 B XVII, f. 63v

Miniature of a bishop preaching, illustrating a term 'Septuagesima', with a partial border and two foliate initials 'N'(ous) and 'S'(eptuagesime). Image taken from f. 63v of Legenda aurea. Written in French.

The Madonna and Child with a Female Martyr Saint, a Bishop Saint, and a Female Donor

Although this drawing echoes the vocabulary of Stefano da Verona, it is more likely attributable to one of his followers, due to its schematic quality and the uncertain spatial relation among the figures. The s... more

Cardinal Guillaume d'Estouteville (1403–1483), Bishop of Ostia and Cardinal Archbishop of Rouen

Cardinal d'Estetouteville (1403–1483), a rich French prelate, commissioned Mino da Fiesole to produce the marble ciborium in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, finished in 1461 and since dismantled, one of whose relie... more

Bishop with a Book

Identified by his episcopal mitre, the bishop gestures in blessing. This sculpture, along with the statue of Saint Martin of Tours, located on the other side of the doorway, may have come from a large carved altarpiece.

Bishop Saint

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

A Bishop Saint

This early work by Fra Angelico dates about 1425 and formed part of the decoration of the frame of an altarpiece still in the church of San Domenico, Fiesole, where the artist was a friar until 1436. The altarp... more

Emperor, bishop, and soldiers from BL Harley 4605, f. 71

Miniature of, on the left, a bishop (or pope?), with mitre and halo, making a gesture of blessing and, on the right, a crowned emperor carrying an orb; behind them are two groups of fully armoured men; illustra... more

Bishop Kunbertus from BL Harley 2278, f. 29v

Detail of a miniature of Bishop Kunbertus showing a crowd Offa's ring. Image taken from f. 29v of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. ... more