Description This illuminated folio is part of the prefatory image cycle of a Flemish Psalter. It shows the scene of the Crucifixion The Psalter was created in French Flanders for a lady with Cistercian connections in the third quarter of the thirteenth century. Fourteenth-century additions for the use of a woman suggest that it continued to be used by female supplicants for some time after its creation. A prefatory cycle of ten full-page miniatures was also added in the fourteenth century, which complemented the original, and more traditional, series of ten historiated initials found within the Psalter.
- The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Academy Art Museum, Easton; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton; The Mitchell Gallery, Annapolis; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. 2002.
Provenance Created for unknown woman with Cistercian connections, Northeastern France (Flanders), 3rd quarter 13th century. Jacques Rosenthal collection, Munich, late 19th century . Léon Gruel, Paris, early 20th century ; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, early 20th century; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.  1901 dealer catalog 27, no. 74  Bookplate on the front flyleaf inscribed no. 63
Credit Purchased by Henry Walters, after 1902
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