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  Artwork: Canticle of Anna, The
  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). Canticle: 1 Samuel 2:1-10. Eli the priest, with his tonsure, halo and crozier, sits on his seat by a post in the temple. Hannah brings the child God gave her, as an offering to the temple. The child descends from God above. Hannah's arm is raised to indicate her song of praise.
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  Subject: God the Father in Various Compositions
Samuel's Birth and Dedication


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]