Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Morning Madonna

Ridolfo Ghirlandaio (Italian, 1483-1561) Virgin 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.

1 comment:

  1. Daily very eagerly i look forward to your posts. Thank you very much for so much hard work.