Manuscript Leaf from a Royal Psalter, Tempera and gold on parchment, British

Manuscript Leaf from a Royal Psalter

13th century
Tempera and gold on parchment
Overall: 11 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (28.6 x 20 cm)
Mat size: 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.5 cm)
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
Not on view
Fontevrault Abbey ; Queen Eleanor of Provence(?); S. Durlacher(sold 1922)
Burroughs, Bryson. "A Thirteenth-Century Manuscript." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 17 (July 1922). pp. 153-155.

Gillerman, Dorothy, ed. Transformations of the Court Style: Gothic Art in Europe, 1270 to 1330. Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1977. p. 120.

Morgan, Nigel. Early Gothic Manuscripts 1190–1250: Volume 2, 1250–1285, edited by Jonathan J. G. Alexander. A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, Vol. 4. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 1988. no. 152a, pp. 140-141.

Higgitt, John. The Murthly Hours: Devotion, Literacy and Luxury in Paris, England and the Gaelic West. London: British Library, 2000. pp. 225-226.