Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Illuminated Manuscripts. The Getty Museum’s collection of illuminated manuscripts, featured in this book, comprises masterpieces of medieval and Renaissance art. Dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century, they were produced in France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, England, Spain, Poland, and the eastern Mediterranean.
I visited the J. Paul Getty Villa in Malibu, California in the late '80s as a teenager and experienced my first "moved by an amazing piece of art" moment while viewing Vincent van Gogh's "Irises." Something I will never forget. http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=947
A Pocket Dictionary of Aztec and Mayan Gods and Goddesses (Pocket Dictionary (J. Paul Getty))
Caspar David Friedrich (German, 1774-1840): A Walk at Dusk, about 1830-35, oil on canvas, 13 1/8 x 17 3/16 in.
GETTY J. PAUL: (1892-1976) Anglo-American Industrialist, named by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's richest private citizen in 1966. An interesting T.L.S., J Paul Getty, Italy, 30th December 1965, to Ernest Kay, Managing Editor of Time and Tide in London. Getty apologises for the delay in replying to his correspondent's letter.