Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto)

Single Leaf Excised from a Gospel Book: The Nativity (recto)

c. 1190

Part of a set. See all set records

Ink, tempera, silver, and gold on vellum

Sheet: 34.6 x 23.4 cm (13 5/8 x 9 3/16 in.); Framed: 52.4 x 39.7 cm (20 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.); Matted: 48.9 x 36.2 cm (19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1933.445.a

Description

This leaf comes from a volume that is preserved in the Trier Cathedral Library in Germany (Codex 142).

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