Incipit Page for Gospel of Luke
From the Morgan Gospels
Northeast France, second half of the 9th century
9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (24.5 x 21 cm)
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Purchase by John Pierpont Morgan, Jr., 1919. MS M. 640
Together with the previous image, this work is part of a beautiful two-page spread that applies the luxury of gold to a monochrome aesthetic in the tradition of the Utrecht Psalter.