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At Sunnyside - Where Truth and Beauty Meet
“Many painters have drawn the Virgin Mary and Jesus and it was a particularly popular theme with Italian artists from the Renaissance period. However, most portraits depict the virgin looking at her child. In this picture, she looks up and introduces her young child to the viewer. Across the background are patterned thorny tendrils and wild parsley. These are symbols of the pain and sorrows of motherhood and a warning of the crown of thorns that the Jesus wore as a man. This work was painted at Ragusa in Italy and the model was a young Italian girl from the town.”
Tag: Marianne Stokes At Sunnyside
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