About: Karen Trentelman

I'm senior scientist at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and head of the GCI's Collections Research Laboratory.

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Posted in Art, Conservation, Getty Conservation Institute, Manuscripts and Books, Paintings

What Do Rocks Have to Do with Renaissance Art?

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Why the manuscript illuminations in Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance really rock. More»

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      7 swords, 7 sorrows, 7 tragic events related to Christ’s life and death.

      Today is the Feast of the Virgin of Sorrows, and in this illumination we see the seven events in Christ’s life that brought Mary her sorrow.

      The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, about 1525 - 1530, Simon Bening. J. Paul Getty Museum.

      09/15/14

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