Leaf from a Psalter: Initial D with Monks Singing, ca. 1495
Girolamo Dai Libri (Italian, Veronese, ca. 1474/751555)
Italian; from the Olivetan monastery of Santa Maria in Organa, Verona
Tempera and gold leaf on parchment; Overall: 9 1/16 x 7 in. (23 x 17.8 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.56.4)
The illumination heralds the beginning of Psalm 45: "Our God is our refuge and strength: a helper in troubles . . ."