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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece Introducing the Gospel of Mark
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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece Introducing the Gospel of Mark


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Description Under this illuminated headpiece on this folio from Walters manuscrpit W.592 is written Muqaddimat Injil Marqus al-Rasul (Introduction to the Gospel of Mark the Evangelist; lit.: messenger) in red Naskh.
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.592.84A
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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