Museum. “The Getty is honoured to host the Aberdeen Bestiary in its first journey outside the UK since its creation over 800 years ago. To see it in the context of other bestiaries and related works of art will help us to understand its greater role in the visual arts of the Middle Ages and its artistic legacy.” Liz Bowie, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, said that Aberdeen’s Professor Jane Geddes had led the scholarly study of the bestiary and was delighted to see it displayed in this spectacular exhibition. “It is wonderful to see this project come to fruition after years of hard work. We are delighted to have our bestiary featured prominently in this exhibition where so many people,
including our alumni, will be able to share one of the many treasures of
the University of Aberdeen’s special collections,” she said.