MINIATURIST, German
(active around 810 in Aachen)

Lorsch Gospels

c. 810
Manuscript, 374 x 271 mm
Biblioteca Documenta Batthyaneum, Alba Julia, Romania

The Latin codex contains the four gospels and two letters from St Jerome. There are 5 full-page miniatures and 12 canon tables. The codex is divided: gospels according to St Luke and St John in Biblioteca Apostolica, Vatican (Pal. lat. 50); gospels according to St Mark and St Matthew in Biblioteca Documenta Batthyaneum, Alba Julia, Romania.

The picture shows folio 13v with the portrait of the St Matthew.