Stuttgarter Bilderpsalter

Title:
Stuttgarter Bilderpsalter
Library:
Württembergische Landesbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
STUTTGART, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Biblia folio 23
Alternate Names:
Stuttgart Psalter
Origin:
probably Saint-Germain-des-Pres, France
Dimensions:
166 fols. -- ca. 265 x 175
Date Description:
820-830
Content:
Isidore, Prologue on the Psalms -- Psalter
Hand:
Carolingian minuscule
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
All images are brightly colored; a wide palette is used throughout. Images with Prefatory Text: Arcade of two arches frames text columns, a figure w/ outstretched arms stands below each column (f. 1r); Further text in geometric decorative frame, an author portrait below (f. 1v) -- Decorated Initials: Varying sizes; formed with Franco-Saxon motifs such as interlace and animal heads; red and green are the most frequently used colors -- Figural Miniatures: There are over 300 miniatures in this Psalter, usually one per page. They are intercalated in the single text column and are the width of that column. Subjects come from both Old and New Testament. See the commentary volume for specifics.
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large ND 3357 .S7 A32 1965 Bd.1-Bd.2 Non-Circulating another copy of Bd.2: Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection ND 3357 .S7 A32 1965 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Full color -- Photographic, with a thin outer margin around each page -- Full-size
Publication Date:
1965
Place of Publication:
Stuttgart, Germany
Publisher:
E. Schreiber Graphische Kunstanstalten
Notes:
Other names: Wilhelm Hoffmann (introduction); Bernhard Bischoff (manuscript and handwriting); Florentine Mütherich (initials); Jakob Eschweiler, Bonifatius Fischer, Hermann Josef Frede, Florentine Mütherich (contents); Florentine Mütherich (illutrations); Bonifatius Fischer (text)
Type of Text:
Biblical, Psalter, religious