Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Charles the Bold Exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

grisaille imagey mixes with color in this 15thc.illuminated manuscript painting attributed to Willem Vrelant

Willem Vrelant Virgin and Child with Angels
tempera,ink and gold on parchment 15th c. (from the Arenberg Hours) J. Paul Getty museum

The special traveling exhibition, Charles The Bold :The Splendor and Fall of the Last Duke of Burgundy will be at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna from September 15th to January 10, 2010.The exhibition features art objects from several different genres, including illuminated manuscripts, that were produced for the Court of Burgundy.