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Psalter of Jernoul de Camphaing
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Psalter of Jernoul de Camphaing

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Description This pocket-sized Biblical Psalter was produced for Jernoul de Camphaing in the third quarter of the thirteenth century. Although now misbound and missing some text and two images, the manuscript still retains eight lively historiated initials in a style typical of the region of Flanders that is now considered northeastern France. A small group of suffrages was added during the fourteenth century to originally blank folios at the end of the manuscript, a of sign of another generation of use.
Provenance Created for Jernoul de Camphaing [1], Northeast France, ca. 1250-1275. Léon Gruel, Paris, late 19th-early 20th century [2]; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, early 20th century (?); by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] Red inscription on fol. 226r [2] Inscription on front pastedown: Add. Ms. 18
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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3rd quarter 13th century
ink and pigments on parchment bound between cardboard covered with green velvet
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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Folio H: 4 15/16 × W: 3 9/16 in. (12.5 × 9 cm)
  • France (Place of Origin)
  • France, Paris (Place of Binding)
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