March 27, 2004
Between the Picture and the Word: The Book of Kings (Morgan 638) in Focus:
A Colloquium in Honor of John Plummer

Adelaide Bennett,
Princeton University

David's Verbal and Visual Biography in a Thirteenth-Century French Psalter-Hours

Alison Beringer,
Princeton University

Before the Betrayal: The Life of Judas in a Vernacular Fourteenth-Century Austrian Manuscript

Anne-Maire Bouché,
Princeton University

A View from the Roof: On the Chimneys of the Morgan Picture Bible

Libby Karlinger Escobedo,
Princeton University

Heroines, Wives, and Mothers: Depicting Women in the Bible Historiale and the Morgan Picture Bible

Judith Golden,
Princeton University

The Iconography of Authority in the Depiction of Seated, Cross-Legged Figures

Gerry Guest,
John Carroll University

Between Saul and David: Picturing Rule in the Morgan Library Old Testament

Laura Hollengreen,
University of Arizona

The Politics and Poetics of Possession: Saint Louis, the Jews, Old Testament Violence

Colum Hourihane,
Index of Christian Art

Introduction and Welcome

Katrin Kogman-Appel,
Ben Gurion University of the Negev

The Tree of Death and the Tree of Life: The Hanging of Haman in Medieval Jewish Manuscript Painting

Jane Rosenthal,
Emerita Professor,
Columbia University

The Peregrinations of a Thousand-Year-Old English Gospel Book (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms. M.869)

Lucy Freeman Sandler,
Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of Art History, Emerita,
New York University

John Plummer: A Reminiscence

Marianna Shreve Simpson,
Johns Hopkins University

The Morgan Bible and Giving Gifts Between Iran and Europe/Europe and Iran during the Reign of Shah ‘Abbas

Judith Steinhoff,
University of Houston

Pregnant Pages: Marginalia in a Book of Hours (Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms. M.754/British Library, Ms. Add.36684)

Patricia Stirnemann,
Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes, Paris

A New Manuscript by One of the Artists in the Hunterian and Copenhagen Psalters

Alison Stones,
University of Pittsburgh

Questions of Style and Provenance in the Morgan Picture Bible

William Voelkle,
The Morgan Library

Provenance and Place: The Morgan Picture Bible

The proceedings from this conference have been published and this volume is available for purchase from the Penn State University Press or directly from the Index of Christian Art (