Sunday, June 4, 2017

Madonnas attributed to the Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden

Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, Diptych Madonna with St. Cathrine. Madonna and Child

Workshop of Rogier van der Weyden Madonna Enthroned

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.