The ruler portrait of Charles the Bald in the S. Paolo Bible

Diebold, William J.
March 1994
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
Examines the King of western France and Roman Emperor Charles the Bald's portrait as it appeared in the S. Paolo Bible made between circa 866 and 875. Function of the ruler portrait; Bible as an important mirror of the ruler in the Carolingian era; Importance of the poem below the miniature; Combination of angels, Virtues, the monarch, his queen and soldiers.


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