Sunday, August 2, 2009

Pen and Parchment exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ends August 23

just one more : Virgin and Child From Notker’s Old German Psalter

Einsiedeln, 12th century
12 3/16 x 9 7/16 in. (31 x 24 cm)Stiftsbibliothek, Saint Gall Cod. 21

Opening to the Gospel of John and the Punishment of AriusFrom the Bible of Stephen HardingCîteaux, France; 1109Bibliothèque Municipale, Dijon, MS 15

Matthew Paris (ca. 1200–1259). The Virgin and Christ Child; Christ Crucified; Christ in Majesty. From Chronica Majora, vol. 1. Saint Albans, England, ca. 1240–53. Corpus Christi College Library, Cambridge, MS 26.

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