Not currently on display at the V&A

Manuscript Cutting

ca. 1490-1500 (made)
Place Of Origin

Recto:
Psalm 109 (110)
Dixit dominus domino meo sede a dextris meis. Donec pona[m] inimicos tuos scabellu[m] oedu[m] tuorum
Initial D showing God the Father seated on a marble throne placing a crown on the head of the kneeling Virgin, unusually dressed in a black cloak. Full border with nine portrait medallions.



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Brief Description
Leaf with initial showing the Coronation of the Virgin, probably from a choir psalter or psalter-hymnal, Italian (probably Ferrara), ca. 1490-1500. A duplicate number MS.1040 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.
Physical Description
Recto:

Psalm 109 (110)

Dixit dominus domino meo sede a dextris meis. Donec pona[m] inimicos tuos scabellu[m] oedu[m] tuorum

Initial D showing God the Father seated on a marble throne placing a crown on the head of the kneeling Virgin, unusually dressed in a black cloak. Full border with nine portrait medallions.



Dimensions
  • Height: 460mm
  • Width: 310mm
  • Text block height: 325mm
  • Text block width: 190mm
  • Interlinear space height: 11mm
Production typeUnique
Object history
Transferred from the Art Museum on 5 June 1864, recorded as ‘Illuminations transferred from Art Museum, 17 pieces transferred from Mr R[obinson]’ (now Museum nos 4132-4149). Information from Register of Drawings.
Other Number
MS.1040 - Cancelled number
Collection
Accession Number
4147

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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