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MS M.521
Canterbury, England, 1155-1160.
Previously in English 19th-century folio brown levant morocco with gilt panels and cream moiré doublures; now matted.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1911.
1 leaf, matted : vellum, ill. ; 400 x 290 mm
Owned (as part of the Canterbury psalter) by Christ Church at Canterbury at least until mid-sixteenth century; presented by Richard Arkinstall to Cambridge University in 1584; the prefatory cycle of biblical narratives (including M.521 and M.724) were probably excised between 1584 and circa 1597 to 1615 when the psalter was given to Trinity College by Thomas Nevile; owned in 1838 by William Young Ottley; his sale (London, Sotheby's, May 12, 1838, lot 133) to Payne and Foss; William and Thomas Bateman sale (London, Sotheby's, May 29, 1893, (fourth day's sale, lot 1152) to Quaritch; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Joseph Martini in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).

Ms. psalter single leaf, illuminated at Christ Church Priory (Canterbury, England) between 1155 and 1160.
Part of the Canterbury psalter (the Eadwine psalter); most of the psalter is held by Trinity College, Cambridge University. MS R.17.1.
Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.724; British Library. MS Add. 37472; and Victoria and Albert Museum. MS 661 are other leaves from this psalter.
Decoration: 2 full-page illuminations (recto and verso) comprising 24 compartments, each with two or more scenes.