W.113, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.113, Psalter from a Psalter-Hours (second half in Paris), , Latin (1275-1300 CE, Northeast France (Flanders at the time))

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W113/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.113

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1275-1300

Language(s): Latin, Italian

Use: Metz

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Northeastern France

Illumination contents: David and Goliath and David as king playing harp in initial B, David crowned by Samuel in initial D, King David pointing to mouth before altar and face of God in initial D, Fool eating bread in initial D, King David orant and Christ blessing in initial S, King David playing bells in initial E, Trinity in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Biblical Psalter, Weekly Canticles

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Contents suggest original owner had a Franciscan or Dominican affiliation. Possible ownership inscription inscribed in the lower margins of ff. 68v and 69r by seventeenth-century hand: “Deberud[?]t.”

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown; contents suggest that the original owner had a Franciscan or Dominican affiliation

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound with brown speckled calf skin in France, second half of the eighteenth century; gilt tooling on spine with inscription “PSAUME DE DAVID”; page edges regilt and leather tabs affixed late nineteenth or early twentieth century

Folio height (in centimeters): 13.7

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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