Canon tables, from folios 5-6 of a copy of The Gospel according to the four Evangelists
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Copy of The Gospel according to the four Evangelists

Type
Manuscript
Historical period(s)
12th-13th century
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on parchment
Dimension(s)
H x W: 33.2 x 24.6 cm (13 1/16 x 9 11/16 in)
Geography
Armenia
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1950.3
Description
Two hundred and sixty-one parchment leaves written in angular erkat'agir (uncial). Initials, paragraphs, titles, arcades, and six miniatures in colors and gold. Volume in tooled leather binding with fourchee-like cross tooled on the front cover.

To 1950
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1950
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Former owner
Hagop Kevorkian (1872 - 1962)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Keyword(s)
Armenia, Christianity, Gospels, illustrated, Jesus Christ, John, Moses, Peter, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, Saint Matthew, Virgin Mary, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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