Artist Coptic, Egyptian
Title
  • Portrait of an Evangelist, possibly St. Mark
  • Tapestry Panel (alternate title)
Date 4th/9th Century
Medium Wool with a little linen.
Dimensions 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (27 x 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund
Accession Number 46.76
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Hero Granger-Taylor, 2002: Egypt, no doubt.
Granger-Taylor, Hero, "Coptic textiles in the Detroit Institute of Arts, " DIA Bulletin, vol. 79, no.1/2, 2005, pp. 47-59.

Art News, v. 50 #9, January 1952, p. 35, ills.

Weibel, Adele C., "Hellenistic and Coptic Textile Art", The Art Quarterly, v. 11 #2, Spring 1948, p. 106-115, ills.

Weibel, Adele C., 2000 Years of Textile Art, 1952, #18; p. 81, ills.

Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Exh. cat., The Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, April 1947, p. 154, no. 782.

Villa Hugel, Essen, Germany, Koptische Kunst, Christentum am Nil, May 3 - Sept. 22, 1963, p. 334, no. 342, ills.

Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland, Koptische Kunst, Christentum Am Nil, Nov. 1963 - Jan. 1964, p. 95, no. 238, ills.

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

Paris, Palais des Beaux-Arts, L'art Copte, June 17 - Sept. 15, 1964, cat. no. 201, p. 181, ills. on p. 180.

Pierre du Bourguet, L'Art Copte, Paris, Publications Filmees d'Art, et di Histoire, p. 55, no. 19, ills. 35 mm. slide #19.

Rose Art Museum (Waltham, Mass), The Art of the Antique, Dec. 18, 1969 - Feb. 16, 1970, cat. no. 65.

W. Fritz Volbach, Early Decorative Textiles (Publ. Paul Hamlyn, Middlesex, Eng. 1969), no. 31, p. 68, color repr. p. 69.