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Christ Appearing to His Disciples
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Christ Appearing to His Disciples


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Description This page once prefaced the Gospel text of John in Mount Athos at the Monastery of Great Lavra (MS A76), dating to the late thirteenth century. The recto this page shows St. John seated (Walters W.530.GR). Other detached leaves from this manuscript are now found in Paris, École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (Mn.Mas 2), and St. Petersburg, National Library of Russia (MS gr. 305).
Exhibitions
  • Splendor in Books. Grolier Club, New York; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
  • Byzantium: Faith and Power (1261-1557). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 2004.
Provenance [Folios 107bis in Mount Athos, Great Lavra MS A76]; Leon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 13th century
Medium
ink and pigments on good quality, smooth parchment without defects
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.530.GV
Measurements
Folio H: 9 13/16 x W: 6 9/16 in. (25 x 16.7 cm)
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Not On View

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