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John Keay
The Gutenberg Bible (Original)

The Gutenberg Bible (Original) by John Keay at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: John Keay (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 11" x 9" (280mm x 225mm)
Date: 1981

This is the original Watercolour painting by John Keay.

Two watercolour paintings on one board by John Keay illustrating how during the Middle Ages monks copied the Bible by hand and how Johann Gutenberg revolutionized printing by developing metal type which made copying the Bible cheaper and faster making it available to more people.

From Look and Learn issue 1012, 1st August 1981.

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The second watercolour painting (on same board).

Price:  75.00
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John Keay

John Keay