In 2004, Jessica Maxwell participated in the Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program with an internship at the Getty Research Institute. She had such a great experience that she applied again the following summer, interning at the arts nonprofit LACE… More»
Painting as a form of adaptation?
Depicted here at the desk is Geremia da Montagnone, the author of the text this illumination accompanies. This depiction is totally imaginative and reveals the creativity of the artist.
"I love this manuscript because the primary illustrator imbued his ‘portraits’ with the kind of originality that a movie director has when translating a book to the big screen.”–Our manuscripts curator of the upcoming show Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts
Compendium moralium notabilium, early 15th century, Cristoforo Cortese, illuminator and Novella Master, illuminator. J. Paul Getty Museum.