Psalter

Record ID: 
77425
Accession number: 
MS M.186
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
France, between 1490-1500
Binding: 
French 16th-century brown gilt calf, in green morocco case, lettered: Bonaventura (S) - Psalterium - B.V.M. French MS on vellum - ca. 1480.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
89 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 180 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Motto (bon temps) of first owner on fol. 15; Edwin Henry Lawrence sale (London, May 9, 1892, no. 69) to Quaritch; William Morris (1834-1896); purchased from Morris's estate, 1897 by Richard Bennett (1844-1900); Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 96; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Manuscript psalter; written and illuminated in France, ca. 1490-1500.
The psalter of Pseudo-Bonaventura.
Decoration: 9 large pen-and-ink drawings, 1 historiated initial, drawings in most upper margins.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: