Choir psalter

Item Info

Item No: mcai700031
Additional Title: Choir psalter
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial B with David as a musician
Notes: This initial begins Psalm 1, "Beatus uir qui non abiit in consilio impiorum ..." (Blessed is the man who has not walked in the counsel of the ungodly), which was read at Matins on Sundays. The illumination has been attributed to Franco dei Russi, a Mantuan artist who spent a good portion of his career in Ferrara. Among his patrons was Borso d'Este, the half-brother of Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara.
Notes: This leaf can be dated to ca. 1453 - 1482.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1652273
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 536 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 70:3
Creator Name: Franco dei Russi - Artist

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