Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: Wash me and I shall be made whiter than snow
  Artist: UNKNOWN; Illustrator of 'St. Albans Psalter', England, first half of 12th century
  Date: First half of the 12th century
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections
  Notes: From the "St. Albans Psalter", created at St. Abans Abbey essentially by Geoffrey de Gorham (or Gorron), Abbot of St. Albans (1119-46). Psalms 51:7: Within a complex building, the crowned psalmist urgently asks Christ to have mercy on his sins. Christ sends a cleansing ray onto a naked white baby which is held up by its sinful mother.
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  Subject: 51: Have Mercy on Me!


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]