While angels look on

Alas, somewhere in history the wealthy lost their taste for having themselves portrayed hanging out with God. Now these images just seem outrageously vain.

What caught my eye is the heavenly-hosts-onlooker pattern in the background. Wouldn’t that be a great wallpaper?

The Brussels Hours of John, Duke of Berry, c. 1402-09. The Book of Hours by John Hartman. Park Lane, New York. 1977.

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