Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: For you shall eat the labour of your hands
  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 128:2f.: Christ looks out at the psalmist who points to the tag: "For you shall eat the labour of your hands." With the other hand he points to a young man tending an olive tree. "Your children will be like young olive trees."
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  Subject: 128: Blessings in the Home


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]