Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Psalmi
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David, Achimelech and the shewbreads (1 Kings 21-22)David feigns madness before Achis, King of Geth (1 Kings 21:13-15, cf. title of Psalm 33)
Psalms Cycles Western Psalters (not related to the Utrecht Psalter) with images for individual PsalmsPsalms in the Bible Moraliée
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 31 (Vulg.), 32 (AV): Beati, quorum
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 33 (Vulg.), 34 (AV): Benedicam Domino
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 34 (Vulg.), 35 (AV): Judica, Domine
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 32 (Vulg.), 33 (AV): Exsultate, justi
Further details
1. Psalm 31; 2. Psalm 32; 3. Psalm 33 (the title of the Psalm refers to David receiving bread from Achimelech in 1 Kings 21; the miniature might show him feigning to be mad before King Achis, as described in the same chapter); 4. Psalm 34
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 10r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 234
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