Folio from an Armenian Manuscript: Jesus Descends to Hell

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Historical period(s)
ca. 1500
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 27 x 19 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in)
Geography
Armenia
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.494
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Armenia, Christianity, hell, Henri Vever collection, Jesus Christ, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942

Published References
  • Sophie Curtil. L'Art par 1001 Mains. Milan and Paris. .
Collection Area(s)
Biblical Manuscripts
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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