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Full-page miniature with four scenes: Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife.

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Title
Full-page miniature with four scenes: Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife.
Collection

Psalterium.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1320 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 002
Notes
Ownership: Written for a member of the La Twyere family or for the hospital founded by them at Holderness, Yorkshire. Given by Lady Middleton to Thomas, Lord Fairfax. John Broadley sale to John Wilks. 4th Earl of Ashburnham. Henry Yates Thompson, sold to Quaritch.
Content: De Ricci, 1335. Sandler entry. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: 13 full pages of miniatures showing Old and New Testament cycle, ff. 2v-8v
Content: Historiated initial at each psalm, often with painted design extending into border. Alternating 1-line blue and gold initials with blue and red penwork. Blue, red and gold linefillers. Gold and silver capitals at openings of main text divisions.
Content: Deaths of members of De la Twyere family are recorded in calendar, the last is Peter in 1304. Sandler dates this manuscript to after 1304 - c. 1310. Marginalia in post-1600 hand. Strips of silk sewn over initials.
Content: On ff. 9-14v, calendar; on ff. 230v-267, the 6 OT canticles, Te Deum, Benedicite, the 3 NT canticles, Nicene Creed, Gloria, Pater noster, Credo, penitential psalms by cue, litany, prayers, office of the dead with psalms by cue, use of Rouen?
Content: 18 long lines, ruled in ink. Prickings and catchwords visible, although catchwords often mostly lost to trimming. Collation: gatherings of 12 are the norm for the main portion of the manuscript, ff. 15-241 (I-VI#^12#; VII#^11#; VIII-XIX#^12#).
Content: Parchment
Content: Two sets of foliation on every recto.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a3a0280-c6b5-012f-28bc-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1320: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature with four scenes: Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1320. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full-page miniature with four scenes: Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 13, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1320). Full-page miniature with four scenes: Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e9b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Full-page miniature with four scenes:  Joseph sold into slavery; Jacob seeing Joseph's coat; Joseph in Egypt; Potiphar's wife.