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
Collection(s) Area
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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