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Initial E: David Playing the Harp:Women with haloes
Initial E: David Playing the Harp:Women with haloes
The praying aristocratic women in the margin all have haloes, a sign that their piety has made them holy. The represented women may also be the queen, princess, and virgins mentioned in Psalm 44.


Bute Master
French, northeastern France, about 1270 - 1280
Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment
6 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.
MS. 46, FOL. 61V