All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.
Art exists because life is not enough.
Do I dare disturb the universe?
The Four Gospels
Unknown provenance, 1226 A.D.
The four Gospels in Arabic are decorated with punctuation marks as gilt rosettes and miniatures of the four evangelists. This illumination shows St. John painted in tempera and gold.