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Morning Madonna

11 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

Bernhard Strigel The Holy Family
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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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Old Guys on...

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Mark Webster - Abstraction 18 - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstraction 18 - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting

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Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Old Guys on...

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I was taking the long way home from Collbran, across the De Beque cut off when I spotted these trees all lined up on a hill. They looked like old men just wiling away the day... Read more ...

Peony Still Life Giclee, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 14x18x1.5

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Red rocks

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Mustard In The Canyon

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Bernhard Stange, Mountain Village in the Moonlight

Bernhard Stange, Mountain Village in the Moonlight

Date: 1844 Technique: Oil on canvas; 41 x 38 cm Source Read more ...

Arthur Hacker, Flare and Flutter: Piccadilly Circus at Night

Arthur Hacker, Flare and Flutter: Piccadilly Circus at Night

Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries Date: 1912 Technique: Oil on canvas, 71.3 x 91.4 cm Source Read more ...

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