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The Angel of Paradise with a Sword

Object Details

Title:

The Angel of Paradise with a Sword

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Flemish

Place:

Ghent, Belgium (Place Created)

Date:

about 1475

Medium:

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment

Object Number:

Ms. Ludwig XIII 5, v1 (83.MP.148.1), fol. 54v

Dimensions:

Leaf: 43.8 × 30.5 cm (17 1/4 × 12 in.)

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The Making of a Hero: Alexander the Great from Antiquity to the Renaissance (October 22, 1996 to January 5, 1997)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 22, 1996 to January 5, 1997
The Medieval Bookshelf: From Romance to Astronomy (January 24 to April 9, 2006)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 24 to April 9, 2006
Illuminated Manuscripts from Belgium and the Netherlands (August 24, 2010 to February 6, 2011)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), August 24, 2010 to February 6, 2011
Gardens of the Renaissance (May 28 to August 11, 2013)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 28 to August 11, 2013
Traversing the Globe through Illuminated Manuscripts (January 22 to June 26, 2016)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 22 to June 26, 2016
Pathways to Paradise: Medieval India and Europe (May 1 to August 5, 2018)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), May 1 to August 5, 2018