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Illuminating the Renaissance
 

 

OBJECT LIST
(page 1 of 8)

Note: All illuminations are tempera on parchment unless otherwise indicated.
 

PAINTERS AS ILLUMINATORS

Christ Blessing
Master of the Berlin Crucifixion and Master of Jean Chevrot or circle
Leaf from the Turin-Milan Hours; Bruges,
about 1440–45
The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Annunciation
Master of the Llangattock Hours
and Willem Vrelant
Llangattock Hours; Bruges, 1450s
The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Trinity
Petrus Christus
Hours of Paul van Overtvelt; Bruges, 1450s
Lent by the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Brussels

Head of Christ
Petrus Christus
Bruges, about 1445
Oil on parchment, laid on wood panel
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Lillian S. Timken, 1969, New York

Presentation Scene
Rogier van der Weyden
Jacques de Guise, Chroniques de Hainaut (Chronicles of Hainaut); written in Mons, illustrated in Brussels or Tournai, 1447–48
Lent by the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, Brussels

The Lamentation
Simon Marmion
Valenciennes, about 1470
Oil and possibly tempera on wood panel
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Robert Lehman Collection, 1975, New York


Coat of Arms of Margaret of York and Interlaced Initials Charles the Bold and Margaret of York
Simon Marmion
Valenciennes, about 1470
Oil and possibly tempera on wood panel
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Robert Lehman Collection, 1975, New York

 

Tondal Suffers a Seizure at Dinner
Tondal Appears Dead
The Valley of Murderers
The Mountain of Unbelievers and Heretics
The Valley of the Perversely Proud and Presumptuous
The Beast Acheron, Devourer of the Avaricious
The Nail-Studded Bridge for Thieves and Robbers
The House of Phristinus; Punishment for Gluttons and Fornicators
The Beast that Eats Unchaste Priests and Nuns
The Forge of Vulcan; Punishment for Those who Commit Evil upon Evil
Demons Dragging Tondal into the Infernal Cistern
The Gates of Hell and Lucifer
The Wall of Heaven Where the Bad but Not Very Bad Are in Temporary Discomfort
The Good but Not Very Good Are Nourished by a Fountain
Two Kings of Ireland, Former Enemies, Who Made Peace before Death
The Happy Crowds of the Faithfully Married
The Martyrs and the Pure Sing Praises to God
The Glory of Good Monks and Nuns
The Wall of Metals and Jewels surrounding Angels and Saints
Leaves from “Les visions du chevalier Tondal” (The visions of
the knight Tondal)
Simon Marmion
Ghent and Valenciennes, 1475
The J. Paul Getty Museum

Saints Peter and John Baptizing the Samarians
Willem Vrelant
Arenberg Hours; Bruges, early 1460s
The J. Paul Getty Museum

REVOLUTION AND TRANSFORMATION

Alexander Takes the Hand of Roxanne
Vienna Master of Mary of Burgundy
Quintus Curtius Rufus, Livres des fais d’Alexandre le grant (Books of the deeds of Alexander the Great); Bruges, about 1468–70
Lent by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris

The Deposition
Vienna Master of Mary of Burgundy
Prayer Book of Charles the Bold; Ghent and Antwerp,
1469 and about 1471
The J. Paul Getty Museum

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