Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 11:1 Undetermined
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 11:1
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
LanguageNo linguistic content, Not applicable
- St. Stephen was the first Christian martyr. His martyrdom is recorded in Acts 7:56-59, but the story of the wild beasts guarding his body was a later medieval addition to his legend. The miniature was painted by an artist whose style is similar to a group of artists known as the 1520s Hours Workshop, believed to have been located in Tours, France.
- Stephen Protomartyr guarded by wild beasts
Extent49 x 83 mm
- 16th century
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