A Psalter from the Diocese of York by Unknown Artist

The volume is the first portion of a manuscript which once included the Dyson Perrins York Hours.


Gold & colour on vellum
17 x 11 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £80,000)
Acquired in:
Clark Stillman

The calendar is for the Diocese of York, including various saints and days held in reverence in the diocese. The original owners on the Beatus page.


Downes family, 16th century; John Dougharty, c.1760; E & P Dorell, 1838; Unidentified religious house; Sold Christie's, New York, 1972.

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