Psalter

Record ID: 
108939
Accession number: 
MS M.558.2
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
Milan, Italy, second quarter of 15th cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1913.
Description: 
1 leaf (cutting), matted : vellum, ill. ; 162 x 152 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Vladimir G. Simkhovitch in 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. leaf, perhaps from a psalter; written and illuminated in Milan, Italy, second quarter of the 15th century.
Text on verso: et dixi foritan tenebre conculcabunt me: et nox illuminato mea.
Decoration: 1 historiated initial D with the Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist.
Artist: Girolamo da Milano (the Olivetan Master).
Matted with Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.558.1.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: