Monday, June 20, 2016

Morning Madonna


Madonna With A Quail by Pisanello (Italian artist, c 1395–c 1455), or Antonio di Puccio Pisano or Antonio di Puccio da Cereto

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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