Detail View: Medieval Manuscript Leaves Collection: Bible leaf

Collection Name: 
Medieval Manuscript Leaves
Bible leaf
Psalm 51, ca. 1210-1220?
Uniform Title: 
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms -- Latin
Name Part: 
Lombard, Peter, Bishop of Paris
Name Part Date: 
ca. 1100-1160
Date Created: 
[between 1210 and 1220?]
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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.
Subject Topic: 
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Colorado -- Boulder
Subject Topic: 
historiated initials
Subject Topic: 
colored ink
Subject Topic: 
illuminated manuscripts
Subject Topic: 
Manuscripts, French -- Colorado -- Boulder
Subject Topic: 
initials (layout features)
Subject Topic: 
figures (representations)
Subject Topic: 
marginalia (annotations)
Subject Geographic: 
Paris (France)
Subject Temporal: 
Thirteenth century
Subject Title Info: 
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalm 51: 1-9 -- Latin
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Physical Location: 
Special Collections, Archives & Preservation, University of Colorado Boulder
Shelf Identifier: 
MS 309
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