Friday, September 2, 2016

Madonnas attributed to Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678)



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Madonna and Child in Large Flower Garland



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Adoration of the Shepherds



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) Holy Family and St John the Baptist



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Holy Family 1616



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Holy Family with St Anne, John the Baptist, and his parents



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Holy Family



Jacob Jordaens (Flemish artist, 1593-1678) The Nativity

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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