PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Source
Whale from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111

Whale from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 111

description

Summary

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of the crew of ship lighting a fire on the back of a whale. Image taken from f. 111 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

In medieval illuminated manuscripts, bas-de-page scenes are unframed, sometimes whimsical images that appear below the written text and may or may not refer to it.

date_range

Date

1310 - 1320
create

Source

British Library
copyright

Copyright info