Gospel Book

Record ID: 
160790
Accession number: 
MS M.1112
Title: 
Gospel Book
Created: 
Lake Van region, Turkey, 14th cent.
Credit: 
Purchased on the Acquisitions Fund and Fellows Endowment Fund, March, 1999.
Description: 
1 single leaf, matted : vellum, ill. ; 337 x 223 mm
Provenance: 
Irma and Jack Guevrekian, Manhasset, N.Y.
Notes: 

Ms. gospel book single leaf; written and illuminated in Turkey, Lake Van region, 14th century.
Decoration: on recto, full-page miniature depicting the Nativity, the Magi and the Shepherds; on the verso a full-page miniature depicting the Baptism of Christ.
Scribe and artist: Vrtʻanēs.

Script: 
bolorgir
Language: 
Armenian
Century: 
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