Monday, 31 December 2012

 
 
 
  

 
 
 
  A Joyful & Peaceful New Year 
 
 
 
 
 Image courtesy of: HD Wallpapers

Friday, 21 December 2012

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Veni, Veni Emmanuel

 
 
 
 
The Concert of Angels [detail] ~ 1534-1536
(Fresco by Gaudenzio Ferrari)
Image courtesy of: Magnolia Box
 
 
Veni, veni Emmanuel,
Captivum solve Israel,
Qui gemit in exilio,
Privatus Dei Filio.
 
Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel,
Nascetur pro te, Israel!
 
 
 
The Concert of Angels [detail] ~ 1534-1536
(Fresco by Gaudenzio Ferrari)
Image courtesy of: fine art america
 
 

Veni, veni, O Oriens,
Solare nos adveniens,
Noctis depelle nebulas,
Dirasque noctis tenebras.
 
Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel,
Nascetur pro te, Israel!
 
 
 
The Adoration of the Lamb or The Ghent Altarpiece ~ 1427-1429 (dedicated in May 1432)
[Detail of singing angels from one of the polyptych panels]
(Painting by Pictor Hubertus & Jan van Eyck)
Image courtesy of: 86art.net
 
 

Veni, Clavis Davidica!
Regna reclude caelica;
Fac iter tutum superum,
Et claude vias inferum.
 
Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel,
Nascetur pro te, Israel!
 
 
 
The Annunciation ~ 1480–1489
(Painting by Hans Memling)
Image courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
 

Veni, veni Adonai!
Qui populo in Sinai,
Legem dedisti vertice,
In maiestate gloriae.
 
Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel,
Nascetur pro te, Israel!
 
 
 
Madonna of the Rose Bush ~ ca. 1440
(Painting by Stefan Lochner)
Image courtesy of: Web Gallery of Art
 
 
 
 
Video courtesy of: Musique sacrée ~ YouTube
 
 
 
 
Madonna & Child Enthroned With Two Angels ~ 1490-1491 | Virgin & Child Enthroned With Two Angels ~ 1485-1490
(Both paintings are by Hans Memling)
Above left image: Picturing Angels | Above right image: WikiPaintings