Initial M with David in Prayer, 1501–2
From a psalter created for the Olivetan monastery of Santa Maria in Organo, Verona
Girolamo dai Libri (Italian, Veronese, 1474/75–1555)
Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment; 9 x 6 1/4 in. (22.7 x 15.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.56.3)
The illumination heralds the beginning of Psalm 50: "Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy."