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Leaf from a Gospel Book
Farfa, Lazio, Italy (Place Created)
Tempera colors and red ink on parchment
Ms. Ludwig II 2 (83.MB.66)
Leaf: 31 × 22.7 cm (12 3/16 × 8 15/16 in.)
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.]
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
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.