Virtual Spotlight Tour: The Lindau Gospels

Friday, May 17, 2024 12:30–1:30 PM
Free; limited availability, advance registration is required.

Join a virtual docent-led exploration of a 1200-year-old book that forms a cornerstone of the renowned permanent collection of illuminated manuscripts at The Morgan Library & Museum. Known as the Lindau Gospels, it holds the honor of being manuscript number one in the Morgan’s collection (MS M.1). Through this discussion, examine its jeweled covers as well as a selection of the richly illuminated pages of the manuscript inside.

Jeweled upper cover of the Lindau Gospels
Court School of Charles the Bald Lindau Gospels, in Latin
Switzerland, Abbey of St. Gall, late ninth century ca. 880
350 x 275 mm
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1901 MS M. 1

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.