Monday, July 27, 2015

Pondering the Angelus with Art: This Week's Image

Gabriel did not come alone, according to the Master of James IV of Scotland! The attending angels, with their multi-hued wings, are holding Gabriel's cope-like cape as the golden-crowned Archangel delivers his message.

Master of James IV of Scotland (Flemish, before 1465 - about 1541)
The Assumption of the Virgin, about 1510 - 1520, Tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 23.2 x 16.7 cm (9 1/8 x 6 9/16 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig IX 18, fol. 148v

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