MINIATURIST, Greek
(active 10th century in Constantinople)

Psalter

10th century
Manuscript (Ms. gr. 20)
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

This codex is a fragment of simple Psalter made for monks. Folio 4 contains the text of Psalm 45 with a marginal illustration depicting a rather realistic building scene. Book of Psalms with marginal illustrations were very popular in the 10th and 11th centuries.