Category Archives: Halo

Halo 3

Halos were the headpieces of sacred illuminated manuscripts. This Nativity Scene, with the Virgin Mary and two angels adoring the Christ child, is a cutting from a choir book. Painted in Milan, c. 1495, by Fr. Antonio da Monza, the … Continue reading

Posted in Halo, Sacred Manuscript | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment