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Gallery Guide: Psalters

Gallican Psalter with Canticles, Litany, and Two Prayers (Lewis Psalter) France, Paris, c. 122530 (The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 185)
Journey of the Magi, fol. 4v
Historiated Initial D with the Anointing and Coronation of David, fol. 52

fol. 4v fol. 52
Gallican Psalter with Calendar, Canticles, Collects, Litany, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Virgin, and the Seven Penitential Psalms, Northeastern France, c. 1270 ( The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Widener 9)
Historiated Initial B with King David, the Blessed Man, fol. 19v
Walking on Water and Entry into Jerusalem, fol. 6
fol 19v fol. 6
Gallican Psalter with Canticles, Litany, and Office of the Dead
Flanders, c. 1270 (
The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 181)
Historiated Initial D with a Saint before an Altar, fol. 26v
Historiated Initial D with a Fool Holding a Club, fol. 68
fol. 26v fol. 68
Gallican Psalter with Calendar, Canticles, Litany, and Collects
Flanders, c. 1470
(The Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Lewis E 182)
King David in the Watery Deep, fol. 65
David Playing the Bells, fol. 81

fol.65 fol. 81
Book of Hours for Sarum Use and Gallican Psalter with Canticles (Pembroke Hours), Flanders, probably Bruges, c. 1465-70, The Master of Anthony of Burgundy (Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gift of Mrs. Philip S. Collins in memory of her husband. 1945-65- 2)
Esdras Renewing the Law, fol. 109v
Calendar Page for May, fol. 23

fol. 109v fol. 23

Gallican Psalter with Canticles. Germany, Augsburg, c. 1520, Nikolaus Bertschi, c. 1480/90-1541/42. (The Library Compny of Philadelphia, MS 4)
Scenes from the Life of King David. fol. 1
Historiated Roundel Surrounded by Animals, fol. 145v

fol. 1 fol. 145v

 

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