MINIATURIST, German
(active around 800 in Aachen)

The Vienna Coronation Gospels

c. 800
Manuscript (Inv. XIII 18), 324 x 249 mm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The miniature depicting St John the Evangelist on folio 178v was painted by a different hand than that of St Mark on folio 76v. Both artists were probably from Byzantium or Greece, and perhaps spent some time in Italy.