The Popular Images Folio is a stunning collage of some of the most admired images from The Saint John's Bible, including two details from the Creation illumination, three new images from Wisdom Books, and five other cards from the Pentateuch and Gospels and Acts volumes.
1. Humbly with Your God 2. Jacob's Ladder 3. Peacock Butterfly 4. To the Ends of the Earth 5. Creation-Seven Days 6. Creation-Raven 7. Detail 1 from Baptism of Jesus 8. Vision of the New Temple Detail 1 9. Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Proverbs 9 Detail 3 10. Virtuous Woman, Proverbs 31 Detail 2
About the Author
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.