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Psalm 109 Initial, In The Felbrigge Psalter

Psalm 109 Initial, In The Felbrigge Psalter

Medium: Ink, pigments and gold on vellum

Date: 1250

Shelfmark: Sloane MS 2400

Item number: f.115r

Length: 22.8

Width: 14.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

Psalm 109 is usually illustrated in French and English Psalters with an image of the Trinity: typically God the Father and God The Son sitting next to one another, with the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove above or between them. Here the composition is simplified, to show Christ in Majesty, blessing and holding an open book.

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