The Four Gospels (page 2/2)

[picture: Gospel of Matthew]

Gospel of Matthew

A dainty winged man wearing a flowing robe is holding up a sign that reads “The Gospel of Matthew”. There is one of these full-page engravings at the start of each of the four gospels in this book, each with [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Now When Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem]

Now When Jesus Was Born in Bethlehem

Here we see a stylized “stable” with a star shining on Mary and the baby Jesus in her arms; Mary is presenting the baby boy to three men, each of whom raises one arm in salutation. One man holds a Rubik’s Cube, the second a bowl of incense, and the third a golden crown (or possibly a frightened porcupine). All the adults wear long robes; Mary is kneeling [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Swash letter N with Three Kings and Mary and Jesus]

Swash letter N with Three Kings and Mary and Jesus

A decorative initial for the Adoration of the Magi. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gospel of Mark]

Gospel of Mark

This full-page engraving appears at the start of the Gospel of Mark (as you might have guessed). It shows the symbol of Saint Mark, a winged lion, en passant (in passing), and obviously male and erect. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gospel of Luke]

Gospel of Luke

This full-page engraving appears at the start of the Gospel of Luke (as you might have guessed). It shows the symbol of Saint Luke, a winged bull (or ox), obviously male and erect. [more...] [$]

[picture: Engraving: And Now When The Even Was Come]

Engraving: And Now When The Even Was Come

The text, “And now when the even was come” is a quote from the Gospel of Mark, 15:42. The word Even here is short for Evening. [more...] [$]

[picture: Behold: Jesus taken down from the cross]

Behold: Jesus taken down from the cross

A Biblical scene enclosed in a circular vine. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gospel of John]

Gospel of John

An eagle with outstretched wings supports a board or sign reading “THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT JOHN” and also holds in its talons a black snake. [more...] [$]

[picture: Engraving: Jesus King of the Jews]

Engraving: Jesus King of the Jews

And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: Where they crucified him, and two other [...] [more...] [$]


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