Gospel Book fragment

Record ID: 
76960
Accession number: 
MS G.26
Title: 
Gospel Book fragment
Created: 
England, 8th century.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
1 leaf (1 column, 26 lines) : vellum, ill. ; 276 x 189 mm
Provenance: 
Joseph Sattler; Max Kammerer, Wartenberg (Bavaria); purchased in Nov. 1954 from Arthur Rau, Paris for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. Gospel Book single leaf, written and decorated in England, 8th century.
Text: Luke 23:29-24:8.
Decoration: small initials, mostly with pale yellow and blue filling.
Matted.

Script: 
insular minuscule.
Language: 
In Latin;
Century: 
Classification: