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The miniature depicts a subject rarely occurring in Armenian book illustration, which, moreover, receives here a rather unusual treatment; the composition of the scene repeats that of the Baptism of Christ, but the traditional place of Christ is occupied here by the figure of a young man (or woman?).�
The Gospels (MS7699)��E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
The Baptism of the people�f. 20
Author: unknown��unknown�
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 14C Century
Place: Crimea : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 16.5 X 12 cm�
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The miniature depicts a subject rarely occurring in Armenian book illustration, which, moreover, receives here a rather unusual treatment; the composition of the scene repeats that of the Baptism of Christ, but the traditional place of Christ is occupied here by the figure of a young man (or woman?).� - Click on image to enlarge Click on image to enlarge
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