Expositio in Psalmos

Record ID: 
76978
Accession number: 
MS G.51
Title: 
Expositio in Psalmos
Created: 
Northern Italy, between 1100 and 1149.
Binding: 
Dark red Levant morocco by Katherine Adams, 1911.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
156 leaves (1 column, 33 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 254 x 160 mm
Provenance: 
Bonosus, son of Severus; Cardinal Antonio Saverio Gentili (1681-1753); Principe del Drago; Marchese Campana; London, Sotheby's, June 20, 1860, lot 289; Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London, William Bragge, Sheffield; his sale, London, Sotheby's, June 7, 1876, lot 147; Ellis and White, London; John Ruskin; Laurence W. Hodson, Compton Hall, near Wolverhampton; his sale, London, Sotheby's, Dec. 3, 1906, lot 508; Sir Sydney Cockerell; his sale, London, Sotheby's, May 19, 1958, lot 116; purchased there by Maggs Brothers, London, for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Written and decorated in northern Italy, 1100-1149 for Bonosus, son of Severus.
Expositio in Psalmos is by Odo of Asti, who composed it at the instigation of Saint Bruno di Segni, to whom it is attributed in some sources.
Scribe: Dominic, son of Albericus (according to the colophon on fol. 156).
Decoration: 163 decorated initials, some with human and animal figures.

Script: 
Carolingian minuscule.
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: