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

image 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 Giza, Egypt, on December 19, 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.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
7th century
Period
Byzantine period
Accession Number
F1906.298
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
Christianity
Egypt
Biblical Manuscripts
Saint Mark
Saint Luke
Byzantine period (330 - 1453)
Origin
Egypt
Medium
Encaustic painting on wooden panel
Dimensions
H x W: 21.3 x 14.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Painting