Winchester Psalter

Psautier d'Henri de Bloisola marileneВінчэстэрскі Псалтыр

Language: Latin, Anglo-Norman

Collection: British Library

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The Winchester Psalter is an English 12th-century illuminated manuscript psalter (British Library, Cotton MS. Nero C.iv), also sometimes known as the Psalter of Henry of Blois, and formerly known as the St Swithun's Psalter. It was probably made for use in Winchester, most scholars agreeing that the most likely patron was the Henry of Blois, brother of Stephen, King of England, and Bishop of Winchester from 1129 until his death in 1171. Until recent decades it was "a little-studied masterpiece of English Romanesque painting", but it has been the subject of several recent studies. (continued on English Wikipedia)
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