W.82, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.82, Psalter-Hours, Latin (1315-1325 CE, Ghent)

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W82/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.82

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1315-1325

Language(s): Latin

Use:

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Ghent

Illumination contents: David harping and slaying Goliath in initial B, David enthroned pointing to his eye before God in initial D, David pointing to his mouth before God in initial D, David enthroned and a fool in initial D, God blessing David in water in initial S, David ringing bells in initial E, Clerics singing at lectern in initial C, Trinity in initial D, Draped casket and candles in initial D, Dying man receiving last rites from abbot in initial S, The Annunciation in initial D, The Visitation in initial D, The Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to a Shepherd in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Massacre of an Innocent in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial C, The Trinity in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial D, Nimbed apostle with scroll in initial C, God blessing King David praying before an altar in initial D, Christ before Pilate in initial D, Flagellation in initial D, Christ Carrying the Cross in initial D, The Crucifixion in initial D, Descent from the Cross in initial D, The Emtombment in initial C

Text contents: Calendar, Liturgical Psalter, Canticles, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Hymns, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Hours of the Virgin, Long Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Long Hours of the Cross, Three Prayers (added in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries)

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Owner portrait (female) pictured kneeling in margin before image of the Annunciation on f. 171r, this manuscript provided its owner with extensive texts for personal devotion.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: For the woman depicted in the margin of fol. 171r.

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Green velvet binding by Léon Gruel, Paris, late nineteenth or early twentieth century; five cords re-sewn at what appear to be original places; page edges painted red; leather dealer tabs added

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.1

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