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St John and the Poisoned Cup
(c. 1475-1480)
folio 7 recto in The Wharncliffe Hours (c. 1475–80)

brown, blue and red inks, tempera, gold paint, gold leaf on parchment
17.8 × 12.8 cm (folio)
Place/s of Execution
Paris / the Loire region, France
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Manion & Vines 78; Manion 2005
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Literary and Text Religion and Mythology
Subjects (specific)
apostles books of hours chalices (liturgical vessels) illuminated manuscripts John, the Apostle, Saint (Christian character) poison Saint John the Evangelist and the Poisoned Cup (Christian iconography) unicorns
Medieval (European)