Frontispiece to St. Luke’s Gospel

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

Manuscript folio


To 1933
Paul Mallon, Paris. [1]

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


[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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