W.35, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.35, Psalter, with added Office of the Dead and litany, Latin (1270-1280 CE, Bruges-Ghent)

Holding institution classification: Psalter with additions

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W35/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.35

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1270-1280

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges or Ghent

Illumination contents: Man drinking from a bowl, Woman holding a candle for Candlemass, Pruning, Cloaked child, Falconing, Man carrying a bundle of wood, Mowing, Reaping, Sowing seed, Harvesting grapes, Gathering acorns, Slaughtering a pig, Seated apostle in initial D, Seated apostle in initial D, Seated apostle in initial D, Seated apostle in initial D, Seated apostle in initial S, Seated apostle in initial E, Seated apostle in initial C, Seated apostle in initial D, Seated apostle in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Liturgical Psalter, Canticles, Original Litany, Petitions, Collects, Added (fourteenth-century) Litany, Petitions, Collects, Prayer to Christ, Added (fourteenth-century) Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: production from the Bruges-Ghent region

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Originally a liturgical psalter, converted in the fourteenth century for an English owner, possibly a cleric, through the addition of a second litany focused on English saints and an Office of the Dead

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Late-nineteenth or early twentieth-century red velvet; likely by Léon Gruel in Paris

Folio height (in centimeters): 22.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 16.6

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