08 juillet 2010

Découverte de la plus ancienne Bible illustrée en Ethiopie

A page from the Garima Gospels - the world's oldest Christian book found in a remote monastery in Ethiopia. photo www.dailymail.co.uk GARIMA (ETHIOPIE) [07.07.10] – Un manuscrit trouvé dans un monastère éthiopien pourrait être la plus ancienne Bible illustrée dans le monde d’après des experts britanniques. Des examens de datation au carbone 14 ont permis de dater entre 330 et 650, une Bible trouvée dans le monastère de Garima, près d’Adwa dans le nord de l’Ethiopie et initialement datée du XIe siècle. Le manuscrit est à ce... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2009

Important Dyce Discovery to be Offered For Sale at Sotheby's Next Week

William Dyce, The Meeting of Jacob and Rachel, Est. £100,000 – 150,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- A stunning William Dyce painting that has been lost for over a century is to be offered for sale at Sotheby’s next week. The Meeting of Jacob and Rachel is expected to fetch between £100,000 – 150,000 when it is offered for sale in Sotheby’s Victorian and Edwardian Art sale on Wednesday 15 July 2009. The painting illustrates the Biblical text ‘Jacob kissed Rachel and lifted up his voice, and wept’ - Rachel’s father had tricked... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2009

Experts Say Picasso Could Have Been Inspired by Mozarabic Bible for his Guernica Figures

The similarity also manifests itself in the horse’s head that appears in the painting and, to a lesser extent, in the faces of the persons, as well as some of the profiles that also allude to the ones appearing in the bible. Photo: EFE/ J.Casares Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Reina Sofia Museum LEON, SPAIN.- Several experts from the world of art have stated that there is an extraordinary likeness between the figures that appear in the Guernica painted by the artist and those in a Mozarabic Bible from... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2009

"Temptation and Salvation: The Psalms of King David" @ the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Unknown, David in Prayer, 1637-1638. Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment bound between original wood boards covered with reddish brown morocco. Leaf 25.2 X 18.3 cm. 83.MA.63.320v. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig 1 14, fol. 320v LOS ANGELES, CA.- Whether sung, spoken, or silently read, the Psalms and their illuminations played a central role in medieval Christianity. On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, June 9 – August 16, 2009, Temptation and Salvation: The Psalms of King David features... [Lire la suite]
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