The Getty Research Institute
Research Home Tools Cutural Objects Names Authority Full Record Display
Cultural Objects Names Authority  Cultural Objects Names Authority® Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help
ID: 700002309Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Bible (manuscript (document genre); Malnazar and Aghap"ir, illuminators; Ep'rem and Baghram, scr...; 1637 - 1638; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 83.MA.63; Ms. Ludwig I 14)
Note: 610 folios, 9 full-page miniatures, 6 illuminated canon table pages, 9 half-page headpieces.
Titles:
Bible (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Ms. Ludwig I 14 (C,U,MD,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
manuscript (document genre) [300028569] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by conditions of production>)
book [300028051]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), information artifacts, <information artifacts by physical form>)
Bible [300264513]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by function>, religious texts)

Classifications:
manuscripts (preferred)

Creation Date: 1637 - 1638

Creator Display:
Malnazar and Aghap"ir, illuminators; Ep'rem and Baghram, scribes [preferred,JPGM]
illuminators Aghapír (Armenian illuminator, active 1637) [500001624]
illuminators Malnazar (Armenian illuminator, active 1637) [500007654]
scribe Ep'rem (scribe, probably Armenian) [500068732]
scribe Baghram (scribe, probably Armenian, active ca. 1637-1638) [500105436]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 83.MA.63; Ms. Ludwig I 14
Other: Creation: Eşfahān [7017459] Eṣfahān province (province), Iran (nation), Asia (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Other: Former: Deutschland [7000084] Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment bound between original wood boards covered with reddish brown morocco
tempera [300015062]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint)
gilt paint [300343596]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, metallic paint)
gold leaf [300264831]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by form>, leaf (metal))
parchment (animal material) [300011851]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, processed animal material)
wood board [300162666]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood products)
morocco (leather) [300227857]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, animal material, processed animal material, leather, <leather by process>, vegetable-tanned leather, <vegetable-tanned leather: goatskin>)

Dimensions: Leaf: 25.2 x 18.3 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Cultures:
Armenian (preferred)

General Subject:
book (preferred )
religion and mythology

Specific Subjects:
Bible [300264513]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by function>, religious texts) (AAT)

Inscriptions: Secondary Inscription: There are 34 colophons distributed throughout the text (the first on fol. 49v, the last on fol. 616-617). They mention the scribes, the illuminators, the family that commissioned the work and the location and date of its execution (see translations in von Euw/Plotzek, vol I, 125-130). Fol. 618v inscribed with various numbers, in pencil.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Bible........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Ms. Ludwig I 14........ [VP]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [JPGM,VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
New Search

Back to Top
The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust