Apocalypse and Commentary on the Apocalypse by Andrew of Caesarea [middle of the 18th century] part 2/2

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Description: Book has been rewritten and decorated by the monk Paisias Zavertkin, painter and scribe, one of the founders of the Urals Old believers icon painting. The decoration type of this book is an example of the West-European artistic influence. The individual vision of the painter is manifested clearly, for example, he created miniatures to eschatological text and painted imperator Peter the Great, Aleks. Menshikov, Catherine I. The decoration with flowers (in the image of John The Theologian) were used by the Tagil masters of the painting on wood and metal trays. . Extent and format of original material: One bound volume containing 247 folios, 305mm x 195mm; During the last restoration one of folios was not inserted correctly in the text block (see page after page 83a, 93).. Condition of book – satisfactory, it's after the restoration 2008. Binding: boards covered with embossed leather, two buckles lost. Filigrees (watermarks): 1 (letters "AC") - folios: 2, 3, 5, 8, 14, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, 34, 43, 46, 49, 50, 53, 68, 72, 75, 95, 103, 109, 123, 131, 135, 137, 141, 144, 146, 150, 158-160, 164, 170-172, 181, 182, 185, 186, 189, 191, 194, 196, 197, 201-204, 206, 208, 210, 213, 216, 217, 219, 222, 223, 225, 226, 232, 236, 240, 242, 245, 246; 2 ("Amsterdam") - folios: 1, 4, 6, 7, 10 - 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 26-28, 31, 32, 36, 40, 42, 44, 47, 48, 52, 54, 57, 61, 62, 65, 69, 74, 76, 77, 79-84, 88, 93, 94, 96-99, 107, 108, 110, 112, 115, 118, 120, 122, 124, 127, 128, 130, 132-134, 138, 142, 145, 147-149, 151, 152, 154, 156-157, 162, 165-169, 173, 176, 178 - 180, 183, 184, 188, 190, 192, 193, 195, 198-200, 205, 207, 209, 211, 212, 214, 215, 218, 220, 221, 224, 227, 228, 230, 231, 235, 238, 239, 241, 243, 244, 247; 3 (letters "P.D") - folios: 89, 92, 111; decoration: 42 illustrations (color miniatures), headpieces, initials in vermilion paint.Physical characteristics of original: Condition of book – satisfactory, it's after the restoration 2008. Binding: boards covered with embossed leather, two buckles lost. Filigrees (watermarks): 1 (letters "AC") - folios: 2, 3, 5, 8, 14, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, 34, 43, 46, 49, 50, 53, 68, 72, 75, 95, 103, 109, 123, 131, 135, 137, 141, 144, 146, 150, 158-160, 164, 170-172, 181, 182, 185, 186, 189, 191, 194, 196, 197, 201-204, 206, 208, 210, 213, 216, 217, 219, 222, 223, 225, 226, 232, 236, 240, 242, 245, 246; 2 ("Amsterdam") - folios: 1, 4, 6, 7, 10 - 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 26-28, 31, 32, 36, 40, 42, 44, 47, 48, 52, 54, 57, 61, 62, 65, 69, 74, 76, 77, 79-84, 88, 93, 94, 96-99, 107, 108, 110, 112, 115, 118, 120, 122, 124, 127, 128, 130, 132-134, 138, 142, 145, 147-149, 151, 152, 154, 156-157, 162, 165-169, 173, 176, 178 - 180, 183, 184, 188, 190, 192, 193, 195, 198-200, 205, 207, 209, 211, 212, 214, 215, 218, 220, 221, 224, 227, 228, 230, 231, 235, 238, 239, 241, 243, 244, 247; 3 (letters "P.D") - folios: 89, 92, 111; decoration: 42 illustrations (color miniatures), headpieces, initials in vermilion paint.

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