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MS M.724
Canterbury, England, 1155-1160.
Purchased in 1927.
1 leaf : 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 130) to Tindall; R.S. Holford (The Holford Collection, Dorchester House, p. 15, no. 1, plate 1); Sir G.L. Holford sale (London, Sotheby's, July 12, 1927, lot 48) to Quaritch; purchased for the Pierpont Morgan Library from Quaritch in 1927.

Ms. single leaf illuminated at Christ Church Priory (Canterbury, England) between 1155 and 1160.
Part of the Eadwine psalter (the Canterbury psalter); most of the psalter is held by Trinity College, Cambridge University. MS R.17.1.
Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.521; British Library. MS Add. 37472; and Victoria and Albert Museum. MS 661 are other leaves from this psalter.
Decoration: two full page illuminations (recto and verso) comprising 19 compartments (12 on recto and 7 on verso).