• Morning Madonna

    3 monthes ago - By It's About Time

    Bartolomeo Suardi, known as Bramantino, , Madonna and Child
    In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to post some of the religious paintings which were a large part of the core of early Western art. In the 4C, as the Christian population was rapidly growing & was now supported by the state, Christian art evolved & became grander to suit new, enlarged public spaces & the changing contemporary tastes of elite private clients.
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  • Morning Madonna

    Morning Madonna

    3 monthes ago - By It's About Time

    Francesco d'Ubertino Verdi, called Bachiacca [also known as Francesco Ubertini, il Bacchiacca] (1494 - 1557) Mary and Child with John the Baptist 1525
    In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to post some of the religious paintings which were a large part of the core of early Western art. In the 4C, as the Christian population was rapidly growing & was now supported by the state, Christian art evolved & became grander to suit new, enlarged public spaces & the changing contemporary tastes of elite...
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  • Morning Madonna

    Morning Madonna

    3 monthes ago - By It's About Time

    Andrea del Brescianino or Dei Piccinelli Detail Madonna and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist c. 1524
    In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to the past; & encourages me to post some of the religious paintings which were a large part of the core of early Western art. In the 4C, as the Christian population was rapidly growing & was now supported by the state, Christian art evolved & became grander to suit new, enlarged public spaces & the changing contemporary tastes of elite private clients.
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