MINIATURIST, French
(active around 850 in Reims)

Sainte-Aure Evangelary

c. 850
Manuscript (Ms. 1171), 270 x 220 mm
Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, Paris

This manuscript was produced in Charles the Bald's palace school. It contains the four Latin gospels on 214 folios. Large miniatures of the evangelists, seated within a crenellated wall, are at the beginning of each gospel followed by a page decorated with large full-page initials.

The picture shows folio 17v representing St. Matthew with his attribute, the angel.