This video from the National Gallery of Art Children’s Video Tour introduces young art lovers to Mary in the painting “Mary, Queen of Heaven” by an anonymous artist known as the Master of the Saint Lucy Legend. This painting is alive with a flurry of activity, brilliant color, and angels with candy-colored robes and wings – what a crowd! At the top left corner, an angel blows an old fashioned horn, known as a shawm. More angels play other instruments, such as a harp, lute and an organ. Can you find the angels who are singing? On view in the West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 40. http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=41595


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