Descent into Hell and the Ascension from a Gospel according to Four Evangelists

Historical period(s)
1263
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on parchment
Dimensions
H x W: 20.4 x 15 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Geography
Armenia, Cilicia
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1956.11
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript

Keywords
Armenia, Christianity, Gospels, illumination, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Ioanna Rapti. Gloses Prophetiques sur l'Evangile: A Propos de Quelques Manuscripts Armeniens Enlumines en Cicilie dans les Annees 1260. no. 58 Washington. .
  • Sirarpie Der Nersessian. Armenian Manuscripts in the Freer Gallery of Art. Oriental Studies Series, no. 6 Washington, 1963. pp. 55-72, pls. 64-79.
  • Barbara Brend. The Patronage of Fahr Ad-din 'Ali ibn Al-Husain and the Work of Kaluk ibn 'Abd Allah in the Development of Decoration of Portals in Thirteenth Century Anatolia. vol. 10, nos.1/2. pp. 161-186, fig. 15.
  • Avedis Krikor Sajian. Catalogue of Medieval Armenian Manuscripts in the United States. University of California Publications, Near Eastern Studies; vol. 16 Berkeley. pp. 733-739.
Collection Area(s)
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resources
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