Morgan Library & Museum

Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located at 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded to house the private library of J. Wikipedia

Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located at 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded to house the private library of J. Wikipedia

  • Oct 31 at 3:05 PM
    Happy Halloween! ... William Blake (17571827), The Goblin, watercolor over traces of black chalk. Purchased with the support of the Fellows with the special assistance of Mrs. Landon K. Thorne and Paul Mellon. ... #morganlibrary #morgandrawings #blake #halloween #goblin
  • Oct 30 at 3:21 PM
    Another gorgeous binding from ""Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings""! ... The silversmiths who designed it based this beautiful Presentation of Christ in the Temple on an Armenian miniature in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. On it, the Virgin and Christ Child are gesturing toward the Gospel Book on a lectern. The border features twenty-four prophets and a depiction of the Annunciation. ... On: Gospel Book, in Armenian Tokat, Turkey, 23 March 1700 MS M.1108, front cover ... #morganlibrary #medieval #silver #gospel #bookstagram #bookcover
  • Oct 28 at 0:06 PM
    Considered quite the prodigy, Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) was known for his influential experiments in depicting perspective and space, as well as his technique for depicting in 2-D the illusion of classical sculpture. ... See Three Standing Saints in our current acclaimed exhibition Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection. ... #MorganLibrary #MorganDrawings #Italian #Art #Drawing
  • Oct 26 at 2:06 PM
    This Egyptian papyrus fragment contains a vignette of Chapter 110 of the Book of the Dead! Spoooooky! ... Papyrus of Ser, born of Isis-urt (called the Amherst Egyptian Papyrus), Egypt, 26th dynasty (ca. 685-525 B.C.).Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912. ... #morganlibrary #egypt #bookofthedead #halloween

Oct 31, 3:05 PM

Happy Halloween! ... William Blake (17571827), The Goblin, watercolor over traces of black chalk. Purchased with the support of the Fellows with the special assistance of Mrs. Landon K. Thorne and Paul Mellon. ... #morganlibrary #morgandrawings #blake #halloween #goblin

Oct 30, 3:21 PM

Another gorgeous binding from ""Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings""! ... The silversmiths who designed it based this beautiful Presentation of Christ in the Temple on an Armenian miniature in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. On it, the Virgin and Christ Child are gesturing toward the Gospel Book on a lectern. The border features twenty-four prophets and a depiction of the Annunciation. ... On: Gospel Book, in Armenian Tokat, Turkey, 23 March 1700 MS M.1108, front cover ... #morganlibrary #medieval #silver #gospel #bookstagram #bookcover

Oct 28, 0:06 PM

Considered quite the prodigy, Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) was known for his influential experiments in depicting perspective and space, as well as his technique for depicting in 2-D the illusion of classical sculpture. ... See Three Standing Saints in our current acclaimed exhibition Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection. ... #MorganLibrary #MorganDrawings #Italian #Art #Drawing

Oct 26, 2:06 PM

This Egyptian papyrus fragment contains a vignette of Chapter 110 of the Book of the Dead! Spoooooky! ... Papyrus of Ser, born of Isis-urt (called the Amherst Egyptian Papyrus), Egypt, 26th dynasty (ca. 685-525 B.C.).Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912. ... #morganlibrary #egypt #bookofthedead #halloween