September 9th, 2007

art

Art on Sunday: Reader Request Month, day 9

Master of Gerona
Antiphonal, late 1200s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment bound between original wood boards covered with black-stained sheepskin, rebacked
Master of Gerona, Antiphonal
The Getty Center, Los Angeles

Today's work of art is for
ambereternal, who requested the Getty Museum. Since she lists art, religion, and playing music among her interests, I presume she will get a kick out of this illuminated manuscript page from a 13th century choir book.
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