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  • Record Number: 19643
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lewis , Suzanne.
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  • Title: The "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York [The author briefly discusses the heavily illustrated "Apocalypse" made for Margaret of York. Lewis argues that it was intended to provide Margaret with an intensive meditative reading for devotional purposes. Title note provided by Feminae.].
  • Source: Margaret of York, Simon Marmion, and "The Visions of Tondal": Papers Delivered at a Symposium organized by the Department of Manuscripts of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Collaboration with the Huntington Library and Art Collections, June 21-24, 1990.  Edited by Thomas Kren.  J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992.  Pages 77 - 88.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Apocalypse Duchesses Illumination of Manuscripts Lay Piety Manuscripts- Ownership of Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy and Wife of Charles the Bold
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-one figures. Figure One (Twenty-three in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Saint Paul and Saint John," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 10). Figure Two (Twenty-four in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Dragon Enchained and the First Resurrection," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M 484, fol. 100). Figure Three (Twenty-five in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "First Horseman, " in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpoint Morgan Library , M. 484, fol. 33v.). Figure Four (Twenty-six in book) Circle of Loyset LiĆ©der (?), "First Horseman," in New Testament Lections and the "Apocalypse" of Charles the Bold (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 68, fol. 174). Figure Five (Twenty-seven in book) Anonymous workshop, "John on Patmos," in the Lambeth "Apocalypse" (London, Lambeth Palace Library, MS. 209 fol. 1). Figure Six (Twenty-eight in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "John on Patmos," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 14). Figure Seven (Twenty-nine in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Letter to the Church of Thyatira," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M 484, fol. 20). Figure Eight (Thirty in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Bugundy, "Last Judgment," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 103v.). Figure Nine (Thirty one in book) Anonymous workshop, "Last Judgement," in the Eton "Apocalypse" (Windsor, Eton College, MS. 177, p. 93). Figure Ten (Thirty-two in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Harlot of Babylon Lying on the Hills of Rome," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 85v.). Figure Eleven (Thirty-three in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Four Winds," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 39). Figure Twelve (Thirty-four in book) Anonymous workshop, "Four Winds," in the Getty "Apocalypse" (Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum, MS. Ludwig III 1, fol. 9). Figure Thirteen (Thirty-five in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Fourth Horseman," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 35v.). Figure Fourteen (Thirty-six in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Adoration of the Lamb," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol 31). Figure Fifteen (Thirty-six in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "The Tree of Life," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 114v.) Figure Sixteen (Thirty-seven in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Fifth Trumpet and Locusts," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 47). Figure Seventeen (Thiry-eight in book) Anonymous workshop, "Fifth Trumpet and Locusts," in the Morgan "Apocalypse" (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 524, fol. 5). Figure Eighteen (Thirty-nine in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Locusts," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpoint Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 48v.). Figure Nineteen (Forty in book) Anonymous workshop, "Locusts," in an "Apocalypse" (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Selden Supra 57, fol. 69). Figure Twenty (Forty-one in book) Anonymous workshop, "John Adores the Lord," in the Gulbenkian "Apocalypse" (Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, MS. L.A. 139, fol 76v.). Figure Twenty-one (Forty-two in book) Circle of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, "Second Coming," in the "Apocalypse" of Margaret of York (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M. 484, fol. 119).
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0892362049
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