A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Liturg. 289

Summary Catalogue no.: 19388


Psalter, Use of Rome (portable ferial secular psalter with antiphons)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniature, borders, historiated and other initials. In two styles, the second (on fol. 2v, etc.) by an artist of an older generation. On fols. 172 and 202 the borders seem to be completed by the first hand. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 548, pl. LI). Mostly by an artist from the workshop of Franco dei Russi.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Venice (?)

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 553–60. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 119

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.