Gospel Book fragment
England, 8th century.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
1 leaf (1 column, 26 lines) : vellum, ill. ; 276 x 189 mm
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.
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.