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.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Morning Madonna Giorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli from Castelfranco 1477-1510)


Giorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli from Castelfranco 1477-1510) Madonna and Child with St Anthony of Padua and St Roch

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018