Though female monastics required visiting priests to celebrate the mass, they could provide the musical accompaniment themselves. In the lower margin of the page at left, nuns in a Dominican convent sing from a choir book on a stand and read from individual books, mirroring how this gradual would have been used in the liturgy. The friars can be seen before the altar at left. The elaborate decoration of this page suggests that the feast of the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven (represented by the scene of her death in the initial above) must have held particular devotional importance for the nuns who owned and sang from this book. #museumweek#musicMW .
This manuscript is featured in the exhibition "Illuminating Women in the Medieval World," now on view through Sept. 17. Learn more via the link in our 👆bio.
Initial G: The Death of the Virgin, about 1270, Jacobellus of Salerno . Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment.
A young woman plays the lute but instead of looking at the open book of music at the bottom of the painting, she faces the viewer. A sheer veil covers her wavy hair, and embroidered and jeweled trimming lines the bodice and sleeves of her green velvet gown.
The many versions and derivations of this portrait made by different artists indicate that the subject enjoyed great popularity in Milan in the first half of the 1500s.
Lady Playing a Lute, about 1530, Bartolomeo Veneto and workshop. Oil on panel.
게티 아저씨는 게티빌라와 게티센터를 지어서 무료로 사람들에게 개방하고 있음.
전시작품도 어마어마한 수준이지만, 건축물과 로스앤젤레스 풍경의 조화는 단연 최고 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
바닥의 대리석이 모두 이탈리아산
게티센터 올라갈땐 가볍게 모노레일로
건물 사이사이 어느 곳에서나 LA 시내를 조망할 수 있음
석유부자의 남다른 클라쓰 😍😍😍😍