Ms. Gospel lectionary; written, illustrated, and decorated in southern Italy, perhaps in Capua, in 1299.
Execution date is inferred from the Easter Table.
Decoration: 4 full-page drawings in brown ink; decorative headpieces throughout the text.
The illumination of M.423 is unfinished. The miniature on fol. 2r (Christ, the Virgin, and John Baptist) is unfinished.
The miniature of Evangelist Matthew is missing.