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Decorated Initial, In Ivo of Chartres, Commentary On The Psalms f.2r

Decorated Initial, In Ivo of Chartres, Commentary On The Psalms f.2r

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1225

Shelfmark: Royal MS 3 C.v

Item number: f.2r

Length: 35.7

Width: 23.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The start of the Psalms commentary itself starts with a fine large painted and pen-flourished initial 'B', which starts the first verse of Psalm 1. In the lower margin is a fine flourish of red and blue penwork emanating from a dragon's nostrils.

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