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Leaf from a Gospel Book

Object Details

Title:

Leaf from a Gospel Book

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Farfa, Lazio, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

about 1100

Medium:

Tempera colors and red ink on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig II 2 (83.MB.66)

Dimensions:

Leaf: 31 × 22.7 cm (12 3/16 × 8 15/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
1920s - 1968

Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, American, 1875 - 1968 [sold, Catalogue of Thirty-Seven Illuminated Manuscripts of the 9th to the 16th century: The Property of the late Sir A. Chester Beatty Sold by Order of the Executors. December 3, 1968, Sotheby & Co, London, lot 5.]

1974 - 1983

Dr. Peter Ludwig, German, 1925 - 1996 and Irene Ludwig, German, 1927 - 2010, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.
Source: H.P. Kraus, Monumenta Codicum Manu Scriptorum (New York, 1974), no. 10.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Early Medieval and Romanesque Manuscripts (October 17 to December 30, 1984) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 17 to December 30, 1984
Manuscripts and Americans: An Exhibition in Honor of Franklin D. Murphy (July 21 to October 18, 1992) (verso)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), July 21 to October 18, 1992
Bibliography
Bibliography

Sotheby & Co, London. Catalogue of Thirty-Seven Illuminated Manuscripts of the 9th to the 16th century: The Property of the late Sir A. Chester Beatty Sold by Order of the Executors. December 3, 1968, pp. 11, 25, lot 5.

Kraus, Hans P., ed. Monumenta Codicum Manu Scriptorum, exh. cat. (New York: H.P. Kraus, 1974), no. 10.

Euw, Anton von, and Joachim M. Plotzek. Die Handschriften der Sammlung Ludwig. 4 vols. (Cologne: Schnütgen-Museum, 1979-1985), vol. 1 (1979), pp. 150-52.

"Manuscript Acquisitions: The Ludwig Collection." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 12, 1984, p. 285.