Item description for A Treasury of Psalms by J. Paul Getty Museum...
Overview This volume reproduces a selection of the most inspiring Psalms, following the King James translation, which is accompanied by a painting of illuminated manuscript from masters such as Giotto, Tintoretto, Michelangelo, and others. Color illustrations.
Publishers Description The Book of Psalms contains some of the most beautiful passages in the Bible. This volume reproduces a selection of the most inspiring, following the text of the sixteenth-century King James translation. Each sacred poem is illustrated with a painting or illuminated manuscript from masters such as Giotto, Ghirlandaio, Mantegna, Tintoretto, and Michelangelo to create this handsome collection. The Psalms express the heartfelt hopes and beliefs of people of faith. Many speak on behalf of the downtrodden and rejected. Their rhythmic, poetic words have brought joy, courage, and consolation to generations of readers. This unique collection highlights the Psalms' inspiration message by pairing them with selections from the European world's most important art.
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Studio: Getty Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.66" Width: 4.89" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 5, 2000
Publisher Getty Publications
ISBN 0892366117 ISBN13 9780892366118