Trente psaumes

Record ID: 
77106
Accession number: 
MS M.218
Title: 
Trente psaumes
Created: 
France, ca. 1540.
Binding: 
French 18th-century olive green morocco, lettered: Pseaume de Marot, etc; in olive green morocco solander case with the arms of Paris de Meyzieux and Paris d'Illens, lettered: Pseaume de Marot, etc.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
164 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 186 x 118 mm
Provenance: 
L.-J. Gaignat (MS catalogue, S. de Ricci Collection, 1755, p.5 no. 33); his sale (Paris, Apr, 10, 1769, I, no. 76) to De Bure le Jeune for the duc de la Vallière; his sale (Paris, 1784, no. 3036) to Paris d'Illens; his sale (London, Mar. 28, 1791, no.4) to Robson; Pearson ?; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson ? before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms.; written and illuminated in France, ca. 1540.
Texts: Trente psaumes in French, annotated, and with directions for singing; followed by selections in Latin from Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs.
Decoration: 8 full-page miniatures.

Script: 
humanistic script
Language: 
French and Latin
Century: 
Classification: