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Saint John on Patmos. Hans Baldung Grien. 1511. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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SAINT JOHN AT PATMOS

This painting uses as its source a vision of the Virgin Mary described in Revelation 12:1 of the New Testament: A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head.

 

 

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