Thursday, April 27, 2006

The Morgan Library and Museum

Sir John Tenniel's hand-colored proof of
The Mad Tea Party for The Nursery "Alice" [Lewis Carroll] c. 1889

Martha taming the half-animal half-fish Tarasque
from the Prayer Book of Anne de Bretagne,
illuminated by Jean Poyet in the late 15th century.

Binding by Paul Bonet 1959 [previously]

Psyche Transported to Olympus
by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo c.1740

Childrens Suite by Joseph Achron 1931

'The Drake Manuscript' - Histoire Naturelle des Indes c.1586
"The Morgan Library & Museum houses one of the world's greatest collections of artistic, literary, musical, and historical works. Included in its holdings are original scores by Mozart and Beethoven, drawings by Rembrandt and Rubens, medieval and Renaissance works, three Gutenberg Bibles, literary manuscripts by Dickens and Twain, and five thousand year-old Near Eastern carvings. Occupying a newly enlarged, midtown Manhattan campus, designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano, the Morgan reopens to the public on April 29, 2006."

1 comment :

sw said...

I love these. Keep uploading, they really made my day!

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