Gospel Book Cover Depicting St. John the Evangelist before a Vine Leaf Background

Unknown Spanish, Spanish


13th century

Gilded brass repoussé

Overall: 9 3/8 × 7 3/4 in. (23.8 × 19.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: Spain, Europe



Object Name

Written Communication

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 15.1, Gothic Art, Jane Carroll, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Acqisitions 1974-1978, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8,1978-January 21, 1979.

New Selections from the College Collection, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 23-June 30, 1979.

Selections 3rd-15th Centuries from the College Collection, featuring New Aquisitions, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 21-May 21, 1978.


M. Glueckselig & Son, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1978.

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