Text over image in paintings

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Dialog in painting, 1425 - text on a scroll: Miniature \'The Dead Man Before His

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Representing dialog in painting: Miniature The Dead Man Before His Judge(manuscript The Rohan Hours), France, 1425 St. Micheal fighting for mans soul Dead mans soul represented by an adolescent nude Comment source: History of paintings by Sister Wendy Becket The dead mans prayer is in Latin: Into Thy hands I command my spirit; thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, the God of the truth Lord replied in French: For your sins you shall do penance. On judgment day you shall be with Me

Representing dialog in painting: Miniature \'The Dead Man Before
His Judge\'(manuscript The Rohan Hours), France, 1425

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This medieval paining is precursor of representing dialogs in comics literature with balloons.
Here painter uses curling scrolls for texts repressing dialog.

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