Adoration of the Magi in a Gospel according to the four Evangelists

Historical period(s)
2nd half of the 13th century
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on parchment
Dimensions
H x W: 33 x 24 cm (13 x 9 7/16 in)
Geography
Armenia, Cilicia
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1932.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
Armenia, Christianity, illumination, Jesus Christ, Joseph, virgin
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • George Sarton. Introduction to the History of Science. 3 vols., Baltimore, 1927-1947. vol. 3: p. 235.
  • Ioanna Rapti. Gloses Prophetiques sur l'Evangile: A Propos de Quelques Manuscripts Armeniens Enlumines en Cicilie dans les Annees 1260. no. 58 Washington. .
  • Helen Carney Evans. Manuscript Illumination at the Armenian Patriarchate in Hromka and the West. Ann Arbor. see remarks, see remarks.
  • Seymour de Ricci, W. J. Wilson. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. 3 vols., New York, 1935-1940. cat. 12, vol. 1: p. 469.
  • Colum Hourihane. Pontius Pilate, Anti-Semitism, and the Passion in Medieval Art. Princeton. figs.43, 59, 115.
  • Freer Gallery of Art. The Freer Gallery of Art. Washington. p. 16.
  • Sirarpie Der Nersessian. Armenian Manuscripts in the Freer Gallery of Art. Oriental Studies Series, no. 6 Washington, 1963. pp. 26-54, pls. 28-63.
  • Diane Cabelli, Thomas F. Mathews. The Palette of Chatchatur of Khizan. no. 40. pp. 37-40.
  • Souvenir Program Booklet: 45th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. Washington. p. 37.
  • Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Thames and Hudson World of Art London and Washington, 2010. pp. 54-55.
  • Johan Carl Keyser Preus. Christmas Pages in our Libraries. vol. 18 Minneapolis. p. 57.
  • Sirarpie Der Nersessian. Armenia and the Byzantine Empire: A Brief Study of Armenian Art and Civilization. Cambridge, Massachusetts. pp. 85, 192, 489, pl. 22, 29, 39.
  • Archaeological Chemistry III. Advances in Chemistry Series, no. 205 Washington, 1984. pp. 243-254.
  • Avedis Krikor Sajian. Catalogue of Medieval Armenian Manuscripts in the United States. University of California Publications, Near Eastern Studies; vol. 16 Berkeley. pp. 728-733.
Collection Area(s)
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resources
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