St. Mark and St. Luke; Right cover of The Washington Manuscript of the Gospels

images for St. Mark and St. Luke; Right cover of The Washington Manuscript of the Gospels
Former owner
Ali Arabi (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
Monastery of the Vine-dresser, near Giza, Egypt [1]
To 1906
Ali Arabi, Giza, Egypt, to 1906 [2]
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi in 1906 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See object file for F1906.274, folder sheet note, Fr. Theodore Peterson, St. Paul's College, Catholic University, 1957.
[2] For purchase information, see object file for F1906.274. Also see Original Miscellaneous List, Biblical Mss. Section, S.I. 1467, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
Topic
Christianity
Egypt
Biblical Manuscripts
Saint Mark
Saint Luke
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Encaustic painting on wooden panel
Dimensions
H x W: 21.3 x 14.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 in)
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Egypt
7th century
Period
Byzantine period
Type
Painting
Accession Number
F1906.298