Pair of Renaissance Angel-Trombonists

Yesterday I added these two images to the Trombone History Timeline (16th Century). I will also be including them in the collection, Angel Trombonists Throughout History.

c. 1590—The drawing, Coronation of the Virgin with Angel Musicians and All Saints, attributed to “Master J.N.,” a German or Netherlandish artist active during the late 16th century, includes an angel playing trombone (see detail and full image below; public domain) (National Gallery of Art; Washington, D.C.).master jn detailR-20091211-0084.jpg

c. 1595—Italy: Francesco Albani’s painting, Trinity with the Virgin Mary and Musician Angels, includes an angel playing trombone (see detail and full image below; public domain) (Puglisi 96; Finaldi 24; Fitzwilliam Museum).albani dtl croppedAlbani

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