Artist English
Title
  • Bible
  • Biblia Sacra (alternate title)
  • Scripps Bible (alternate title)
Date between 1225 and 1250
Medium ink, tempera and gold leaf on parchment
Dimensions Overall (closed book): 7 3/8 × 5 1/2 × 2 1/2 inches (18.7 × 14 × 6.4 cm)
Sheet: 7 × 5 1/8 inches (17.8 × 13 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William E. Scripps, 1957
Accession Number 1983.14
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Mrs. William E. Scripps;
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Barnet, Peter. "A Pair of Thirteenth-Century Bibles: The Ruskin Bible at Yale and the Scripps Bible in the Detroit Institute of Arts" Yale University Library Gazette 55 (1980): pp. 1-13.

Bulletin of the DIA 38, no. 2 (1958-1959): pp. 29-31.

Morgan, Nigel. Early Gothic Manuscripts, vol. 1, Oxford, 1983, p. 36 (footnote 40), p. 110.

Shailor, B.A. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, vol. II: MSS 251-500. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, vol. 48. Binghamton,1987, MS 387, p. 248.