Psalter, in Latin, Psalms 146,8 - 149,1 : manuscript fragment
- [Southern Spain, diocese of Seville : circa 1220]
- Physical description
- 1 complete leaf, 158 x 96 mm (120 x 75 mm)
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- Written in single columns of 22 lines, black ink, ruled lightly with plummet.
- Large gold capitals in black outline set out in the margins at the beginning of each verse, some with further decoration in yellow. Rubrics.
- The very imperfect parent manuscript was sold at Sotheby's, 12 December 1967, lot 37, and the leaves were dispersed by Folio Fine Art. [dealer description]
- Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
- Purchased from Bernard Quaritch (catalog 1396, number 61), 2010. Accession 2010-174.
- From a Psalter probably written and decorated in Seville: the feast of Saints Justa and Rufina (17 July), the principal patron saints of Seville, was entered in the calendar in gold. These saints also appeared in the Litany, along with the three brothers of Seville, Isidore, Leander and Fulgentius, and the Saints Ildefonsus (who composed some of the hymns) and Leocadia of Toledo.