Frontispiece to St. Luke’s Gospel

Historical period(s)
early 12th century
Medium
Color over gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 17.3 × 13.8 cm (6 13/16 × 5 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1933.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
Christianity
Provenance

To 1933
Paul Mallon, Paris. [1]

From 1933
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Paul Mallon, Paris. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Paul Mallon 1884-1975

Published References
  • Kenneth W. Clark. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America. Chicago. p. 209.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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