Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection
Medieval Manuscript Leaves
Psalm 51, ca. 1210-1220?
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms -- Latin
Lombard, Peter, Bishop of Paris
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Peter Lombard, Bishop of Paris, approximately 1100-1160
Illuminated leaf on vellum: Psalm 51 with commentary. Paris : Almagest Atelier, ca. 1210-1220? Historiated initial with Devil; intermarginal figure sketch on verso. [Peter Lombard commentary on the Psalms.]
France, s. xiii. 215 x 222/27 mm. (lower portion of leaf cut away). Parchment. Single leaf. Double column; each column 188 x 75 mm.; 46 lines to a column; ruled in ink. Historiated initial Q depicting king and devil in blue, green, and red on recto. Naked white bearded figure between columns on verso. Frequent blue and red penwork initials.
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval Manuscripts in the Norlin Library & the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Colorado at Boulder: A Summary Catalogue
Cataloged from existing description: Medieval, Renaissance, and 15th-17th Century Manuscripts in the Special Collections Department, University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
Purchased by John Feldman from D. Proski (Amsterdam) who had it from 'a Dutch collector' (details of provenance from Feldman, 1 November 1999). Gift of Feldman to UCB, November 1994.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Colorado -- Boulder
Manuscripts, French -- Colorado -- Boulder
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Bible -- O.T. -- Psalm 51: 1-9 -- Latin
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Special Collections, Archives & Preservation, University of Colorado Boulder
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