German School, (12th century). Medium: vellum. Date: 12th Century. Hildengard von Bingen (1098-1179), also know as Blessed Hildegard and Saint Hildengard; illumination from 'Liber Scivias' printed in 1151 or 1152; from the Wiesbaden Codex; Hildegard was a German abbess, artist, author, counselor, linguist, naturalist, scientist, philosopher, physician, herbalist, poet; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.