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St. Mark and St. Luke; Right cover of The Washington Manuscript of the Gospels
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St. Mark and St. Luke; Right cover of The Washington Manuscript of the Gospels

St. Mark and St. Luke; Right cover of The Washington Manuscript of the Gospels

Medium:
Encaustic painting on wooden panel
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.3 x 14.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
Christianity, Egypt, Biblical Manuscripts, Saint Mark, Saint Luke, Byzantine period (330 - 1453)
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
7th century
Period:
Byzantine period
Accession Number:
F1906.298
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
Monastery of the Vine-dresser, near Giza, Egypt [1] To 1906 Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1906 [2] From 1906 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi in 1906 [3] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4] Notes: [1] See object file for F1906.274, folder sheet note, Fr. Theodore Peterson, St. Paul's College, Catholic University, 1957. [2] For purchase information, see object file for F1906.274. Also see Original Miscellaneous List, Biblical Mss. Section, S.I. 1467, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [3] See note 2.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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