Artist Coptic, Egyptian
Title
  • Portrait of an Evangelist, possibly St. Mark
  • Tapestry Panel (alternate title)
Date between 4th and 9th century
Medium wool with linen
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/2 × 7 3/4 inches (26.7 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund
Accession Number 46.76
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
(Egypt).
(Marguerite Mallon-Nadaud);
1946-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland, Koptische Kunst, Christentum Am Nil, Nov. 1963 - Jan. 1964, p. 95, no. 238, (ill.).

Ausstellund in der Akademie der bildenden Kunste, Wien, Austria, Fruhchristliche und koptische Kunst, Mar. 11 - May 3, 1964, p. 185, no. 560 (ill.), (fig. 124).

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