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

MS. Douce 272

Summary Catalogue no.: 21846


Psalter (Dominican) (portable psalter with antiphons)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated borders and initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 681, pl. LXV), attributable to the Maestro del Messale Barbo.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter (1455 × 61 (?)) ; Italian, Brescia

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 577–84. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.