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Historiated Initial, In Letbert of St.-Ruf, Flores Psalterii f.70v

Historiated Initial, In Letbert of St.-Ruf, Flores Psalterii f.70v

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1350

Shelfmark: Sloane MS 1935

Item number: f.70v

Length: 20.5

Width: 14.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The initial to Psalm 51 depicts a soldier wearing chain-mail and holding a sword. The biblical Psalms text is in darker ink in large script, while the commentary surrounds it on three sides in much smaller script in brown ink.

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