The Holy Trinity Enthroned, Spinola Hours (detail), about 1510–1520, Master of James IV of Scotland (Flemish). Tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 18, fol. 10v

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts


Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Christopher de Hamel, a Fellow of Corpus Christi College in Cambridge and one of the leading experts on medieval manuscripts, examines twelve key manuscripts including the Getty's Spinola Hours. Join de Hamel as he travels the globe to visit these handmade treasures and expertly unlocks their mysteries, introducing us to kings, queens, saints, scribes, librarians, thieves, and collectors in the process.

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