(b. ca. 1400, Vicchio nell Mugello, d. 1455, Roma)

King David

Tempera and gold on parchment, 395 x 275 mm
Museo di San Marco, Florence

The programme of decoration for the convent of San Marco, Florence, included the production of illuminated books for the celebration of Mass. This illuminated initial depicting King David is from a Psalter painted c. 1443-45 and bound in 1449.