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ANONYMOUS - Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.

ANONYMOUS -  Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.
Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David. - ANONYMOUS
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Title : Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David..
Map maker : ANONYMOUS.
Date : Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280.
Size : 7.0 x 5.2 inches. / 17.9 x 13.2 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :Very fine illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible, with miniature. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling. Pencil foliation in the upper right corner indicating number 194.
Very fine initial D, (Domine) extended in the margin, showing King David looking up to God.
20 Versal initials in burnished gold or blue accompanied by alternating blue or red penwork, one gold initial with penwork within the lay-out. Various fine decorative line-fillers in gold, red and blue, including dogs, a dragon and a bull grotesque, as well as more conventional but refined linear line-fillers.

Since the end of the 1960s several folia from a Psalter, formerly in the collection of the late Astor Rosenbaum have surfaced. The present page undoubtedly belonged to this important 13th century Psalter, of which illuminated pages were sold a.o. for auction at Sotheby's, London (25 April 1983, lot 69, sold to Quaritch), also lot 14, Dec. 1991, lot 6 in Dec.1992, another was offered for sale at Maggs ( cat. 1340, No. 4).
Three other leaves were present in the exhibition on private prayerbooks in Cologne, Schnüttgen Museum, 1987, No. 8. In a recent sale in London another leaf, fol. 193, was sold at Sotheby's, 2003, lot. 13.
The origin of the Psalter is here convincingly ascribed to England, rather than to Flanders, due to the inclusion of a scene from the life of St. Thomas Becket on one of the leaves sold at auction in 1991, the greater similarity with line-fillers found in two Psalters from Worcester (in Cambridge and Krivoklït Castle), the "Salvin Hours" ( London, British Lib.) and the Windmill Psalter (New York, Pierpont Morgan Lib.) further enhances an English origin.

Provenance: ex-Rosenbaum Collection; Germany, Private Collection (see J. Plotzek, Andachtsbucher aus Privatbesitz, 1987.



Condition : 20 Lines of text in a Gotic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the penwork extenders sometimes slightly cropped, in very fine condition.


ID: 23958

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