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Portrait of the Evangelist John
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Portrait of the Evangelist John


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Description The Evangelist is depicted as having already copied Jn 1:1-2.
Exhibitions
  • Ethiopian Gospel Book: New Acquisition. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1999.
Provenance Monastery at Gunda Gunde, northeastern Ethiopia, early- to mid- sixteenth century; Church of Mädhane Aläm at Mäjate, Ethiopia, 1892-1893 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Private collection, France, prior to 1973 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Sam Fogg, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1998, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1998

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Period
first half of the 16th century (Stephanite)
Medium
ink and pigments on heavy, thick parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.850.153V
Measurements
H: 11 7/8 x W: 9 13/16 in. (30.2 x 25 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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