Lectionary

Record ID: 
77426
Accession number: 
MS M.299
Title: 
Lectionary
Created: 
Germany, around Halle, ca. 1220-1230.
Binding: 
German 16th century pigskin stamped with fleurs-de-lis in small squares; metal corners and clasps, in blue drop spine box, labeled EVANGELIARY, GERMANY, HALLE, CA. 1220-30, M.299.
Credit: 
Purchased by J.Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
146 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 247 x 175 mm
Provenance: 
Abbeys of Zeitz and Conques; Library at Leipzig (1840-1854); T.O. Weigel (1898); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Ludovic Badin in Apr. 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. Gospel lectionary; written and illuminated in Germany, around Halle, ca. 1220-1230.
Decoration: 9 full-page miniatures, 1 historiated initial.
Manuscript lacks three leaves of miniatures in front.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: