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The Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist, Pope Saint Dionysius, Filippo Neri and a Male Saint

Philip Pouncey, in 1965, identified this drawing as Baccio Ciarpi's preparatory study for his altarpiece in the church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome. In the painting Saint Louis, King of France, appears to t... more

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

Evangelist miniature of John; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image... more

Plaque with Saint John the Evangelist

The Evangelist, accompanied by his symbol, the eagle, displays the opening text of his gospel. The deep layering of his tunic folds adds life and vigor to the Classical drapery forms. The roughly lettered inscr... more

Signet Ring of John, Imperial Spatharios

The title spatharios, Sword-Bearer, was originally an honor reserved forthe imperial bodyguard. By the middle Byzantine period, it had becomean honorific title only, indicating Ioannis’s respectable status.

Cross Fragment with Saint John the Theologian

A depiction of Saint John the Theologian decorates the face of the surviving upper arm of a large cross. An elegant, small cross is inscribed in a medallion on the reverse. Such crosses would have been carried ... more

A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Medallion with Saint John the Evangelist from an Icon Frame

These nine medallions are from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel Gabriel. The medallions may have been sent as a gift from the Byzantine court to the neighboring Christian state of... more

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist John

This plaque, part of an ensemble including four plaques with the symbols of the evangelists and a central roundel with the crucifixion, probably from a book cover, can be securely attributed to the celebrated p... more

Medallion with Saint John the Baptist from an Icon Frame

These nine medallions are from a group of twelve that once surrounded an icon of the archangel Gabriel. The medallions may have been sent as a gift from the Byzantine court to the neighboring Christian state of... more

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

Historiated initial 'I'(n principio) with an Evangelist portrait of John. Image taken from f. 185v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in three columns, a... more

John from BL Eg 1139, f. 207v

Detail of miniature of John. Image taken from f. 207v of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

John the Baptist from BL Eg 1139, f. 206

Detail of miniature of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 206 of Psalter (The 'Melisende Psalter') with canticles, prayers, and litany. Written in Latin.

John from BL Harley 2799, f. 185v

Detail of an historiated initial 'I'(n principio) with an Evangelist portrait of John. Image taken from f. 185v of Bible ('The Arnstein Bible') (Job to Revelation), including the Psalms in three versions in thr... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Angel of the Church of Sardis with Saint John

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Lamb at the Foot of the Cross, Flanked by Two Angels; The Calling of Saint John with the Enthroned Christ flanked by Angels and a Man Holding a Book

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: the Angel of the Church of Philadelphia with Saint John

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Saint John the Evangelist

Carved almost in the round, this figure and that of John the Evangelist to the right of the door originally flanked a sculpture of Christ on the cross. The group was probably installed on a beam that spanned th... more

John raising Drusiana from BL Royal 20 D VI, f. 13v

Detail of an historiated initial 'B'(ien) of John raising Drusiana, with her father standing behind. Image taken from f. 13v of Lives of the Saints. Written in French.

John from BL Burn 20, f. 226v

Illuminated miniature of a bearded John seated before a lectern; his name inscribed above him. Image taken from f. 226v of Four Gospels (ff. 6v-288v), adapted for liturgical use, each preceded by a table of cap... more

Evangelist portrait of John from BL Burn 20, f. 226v

Illuminated miniature of a bearded John seated before a lectern; his name inscribed above him. Image taken from f. 226v of Four Gospels (ff. 6v-288v), adapted for liturgical use, each preceded by a table of cap... more

Christ Crucified between the Virgin and Saint John

In the Middle Ages, familiar typologies evolved and were constantly refined in accordance with stylistic changes. The fourteenth-century Crucified Christ between the Virgin and Saint John follows a relatively s... more

Florin d'or of John The Good

Made in Poitiers, France

Execution of John the Baptist from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 65v

Detail of a miniature of the execution of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 65v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 44v

Detail of a miniature of John being raised by an angel, with the head of God above. Image taken from f. 44v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porré... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 3

Detail of a miniature of John writing, with an angel before him. Image taken from f. 3 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in Frenc... more

John and lamb from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 25

Detail of a miniature of John, the lamb on the mount, and worshippers. Image taken from f. 25 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated i... more

John writing from BL Royal 18 D VIII, f. 162v

Detail of a miniature of John being inspired by the Holy Ghost, at the beginning of 2 John. Image taken from f. 162v of Bible historiale complétée (Maccabees to Revelation). Written in French.

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 2v

Miniature of John asleep among rabbits, while an angel above speaks to him. Image taken from f. 2v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée transla... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 1v

Detail of a miniature of John and representatives of churches. Image taken from f. 1v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in French... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of John asleep among rabbits, while an angel above speaks to him. Image taken from f. 2v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Po... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 5v

Detail of a miniature of John mounting a ladder towards the open doors of heaven, while an angel takes him by the wrist, illustrating Revelation 4: 1. Image taken from f. 5v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The ... more

John and angel from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 41v

Detail of a miniature of John and the angel pointing to the walls of New Jerusalem. Image taken from f. 41v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porré... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 18v

Detail of a miniature of God giving John a measuring rod, with the Temple on the right. Image taken from f. 18v of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la P... more

Plaque with the Eagle of Saint John

These plaques depict the Eagle of John (top), the Ox of Luke (left), the Lion of Mark (right), and the Agnus Dei, or Lamb of God (center). Made in Catalonia, Spain

John the Baptist from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 65

Detail of a miniature of John the Baptist in prison, sending disciples to Christ. Image taken from f. 65 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). W... more

John and angel from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 26

Detail of a miniature of John, a flying angel, and kneeling figures. Image taken from f. 26 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in ... more

John from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 2

Detail of a miniature of John, and the Son of Man between seven candlesticks. Image taken from f. 2 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée transl... more

Plaque with St. John in Mourning

These plaques depict the Heavenly Coronation of the Virgin (top), the Virgin in mourning (left), Saint John in mourning (right), and the Descent into Limbo (bottom). Made in Catalonia, Spain

John and Elder from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 13

Detail of a miniature of John and a crowned Elder. Image taken from f. 13 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in French. Written in French.