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Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Title: Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter.
Published in: England, c. 1280
   
Size: 7.0 x 5.2 inches.
17.9 x 13.2 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Remaining 14 lines of text in a Gothic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the penwork extenders sometimes slightly cropped. Unfortunately with large part missing.
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Very rare leaf from a liturgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling.
With a remaining 11 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 two dragons, 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 Esther Rosenbaum have surfaced. The present page undoubtedly belonged to this important 13th century Psalter, so called "Rhineland Psalter" appeared in the Burkhardt-Wildt Sale at Sotheby's, London in 1983.





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