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Saint John's Bible Note Cards

Historical Books Folio

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ISBN-13: 9780814691489
Published: 31/12/2010
Product description
The Historical Books Folio features ten pieces of illuminated artwork from the powerful pages of the volume. This note card collection includes details of illuminations from Joshua, Esther, Ruth, Judges, and more, as well the lovely text treatment of Hannah's Prayer and lifelike creatures from the marginalia. Share the highlights of Historical Books through this fascinating portfolio. 1. Detail from Prophetess Hulda 2. Corner Detail from Solomon's Temple 3. Leafcutter Ants 4. Chameleon 5. Detail from Ruth, The Gleaner 6. Detail from Judges Anthology 7. Ruth and Naomi 8. Hannah's Prayer 9. Detail 2 from Joshua Anthology 10. Detail from Esther
Author Information

Donald Jackson

An internationally respected calligrapher, Donald Jackson is the artistic director and illuminator of The Saint John's Bible. He is a Senior Scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Crown Office at the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, a position in which he is responsible for the creation of official state documents. He is an elected Fellow and past Chairman of the prestigious Society of Scribes and Illuminators. His 30-year retrospective exhibition, Painting with Words, premiered at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August, 1988 and traveled to 13 museums and galleries. Donald Jackson works with a team of theologians and artists from Saint John's University and Abbey on The Saint John's Bible. From his scriptorium in Wales, he oversees scribes, artists, and craftsmen who work with him on the handwriting and illumination of the seven-volume, 1,150-page Bible.

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