Apocalypse of Saint-Victor

Manuscripts of the Institut de France – Faksimile Verlag – mss A - M – Institut de France (Paris, France)

Normandy (France) — 1320s

John of Patmos as observer of his own vision: the horrific and captivating images of the Revelation in 83 large-format miniatures of intriguing beauty

  1. An extensively illuminated picture book of the apocalypse with a half-page miniature on each page

  2. John of Patmos, the author of Revelation, appears again and again as an outside observer of the visionary events of the images

  3. Belongs to a group of stylistically related Apocalypse manuscripts produced at the same time in Normandy

Apocalypse of Saint-Victor

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  2. Facsimile Editions (2)
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Apocalypse of Saint-Victor

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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Apocalipsis figurado de San Victor
Apokalypse von Saint-Victor
Apocalypsis cum figuris
Size / Format
166 pages / 30.0 × 22.0 cm
Origin
France
Date
1320s
Style
Language
Script
Gothic Textura
Illustrations
83 large miniatures, numerous fleuronnée initials
Content
Book of Revelation

Available facsimile editions:
Manuscripts of the Institut de France – Faksimile Verlag – mss A - M – Institut de France (Paris, France)
Orbis Mediaevalis – Madrid, 2023
Limited Edition: 500 copies

Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana - Treccani – Rome, 2023
Limited Edition: 999 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Apocalipsis figurado de San Victor

Orbis Mediaevalis – Madrid, 2023

Publisher: Orbis Mediaevalis – Madrid, 2023
Limited Edition: 500 copies
Binding: Brown leather
Commentary: 1 volume
Language: Spanish
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Facsimile Copy Available!
Price Category: €€€
(3,000€ - 7,000€)

#2 Il Libro della Rivelazione

Limited Edition: 999 copies
Binding: Green velvet with metal application on the front and back.
Commentary: 1 volume
Language: Italian
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
Facsimile Copy Available!
Price Category: €€€
(3,000€ - 7,000€)
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