The Rutland Psalter by Various artists

190 pages nearly all decorated, six with full page miniatures, one with an elaborate initial 'B'.


Details

Medium:
Illuminated manuscript
Dimensions:
30 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £870,000)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Trustees of the 9th Duke of Rutland's Will Trust

Circa 1250-1260 with late 14th-15th century additions.

Provenance

John Clifton, Prior of Reading Abbey; presented to Reading Abbey, late 15th century; 1987, Ethelbert Burdet, Canon of Lincoln Cathedral; Dukes of Rutland.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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