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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece for the Preface to the Gospel of Matthew
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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece for the Preface to the Gospel of Matthew


Description Provenance Credit
Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.592 contains an illuminated incipit with aheadpiece for the preface to the Gospel of Matthew.
Provenance Leon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Henry Walters Ex Libris book plate on the inside of the upper board]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
7192 AM/AD 1684
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.592.1B
Measurements
H: 6 5/16 x W: 4 5/16 in. (16 x 11 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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