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    Tiziano Vecellio Analysis

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    Christ child carried by the Virgin Mary with a female saint embracing the child along with Saint John the Baptist as an infant to the right. Titian placed the figures in a pyramidal structure around the Christ Child so that one’s eye focuses on the Christ Child. In addition, although Saint John the Baptist is not physically in contact with the other three figures, his strong exchange glance at the child brings him together. Work seems balanced since the Virgin Mary, the female saint and Saint…

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    Byzantine and the Renaissance are two major periods in the history of art. During this time different forms of art were influence by religion. During these eras, artist produce pieces of art that represented Christ, the Virgin Mary, or the Saints. These masterpieces reflected the ideas and artistic thoughts that were evolved during these time periods. This essay will compare and contrast two masterpieces (Virgin (Theotokos and Child between Saints Theodore and George and The Maestà, Museo…

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    Mary’s Earthly Apparitions Besides the four Marian Dogmas of the Catholic Church, Mary has inspired the lives of millions of people across the world. Mary is the Church’s leading intercessor for prayer, and she considered to be the patroness of humanity. Something truly miraculous that Catholic’s believe in regarding Mary is Marian apparitions. A Marian apparition is a supernatural appearance of the Blessed Mother Mary here on earth. The three most famous accounts of Marian apparitions occurred…

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    Painted in the late thirteenth century the Virgin and Child with Two Angels, portrayed through the magnificent art work of Deodato Orlandi, is truly a magnificent piece that reveals a great deal about the Christ child and the Virgin Mary. The method by which the artist depicted the image, the meaning behind the painting, and the history of the painter are all critical aspects to consider when attempting to gain a full understanding of a piece of artwork. There are hundreds of techniques used…

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    She expanded overseas with great explorers such as Sir Francis Drake. Next she encouraged scientific thinking in the renaissance. Lastly she survived the questioning at the Tower of London. She was imprisoned by her half sister Mary Tudor who was also known as Bloody Mary. She was accused of being involved with the Protestant…

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    figures and landscape in the painting also looked very fluid and real due to the use of the oil paint. The painting contains the Virgin Mary, the baby Jesus and his second cousin St. John the Baptist. The painting foreshadows the death of Christ on the cross. This point is displayed in the action of the painting where St. John is handing Jesus a small cross and Mary is looking upon it knowing what is to…

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    from not only from the Boatwright sisters but also from the Black Mary statue how to forgive herself and others. Lily would pray before the statue and “started asking Mary for her special help” (136). Readers see Lily change when she describes how “[she] wanted to touch [the statue’s] vanishing red heart, as much as anything [she had] ever wanted” (163). The concealed guilt Lily had held onto for so long lead her to the black Mary and as she told the statue “you are my mother… You are the…

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    Furthermore, sources regarding women in the Catholic Church illustrate Joan Scott’s notion of symbols and normative claims in the study of gender , and by extension colonialism. The first example is of Santa Rosa of Lima, who was declared a saint in the 16th century and was one of the fastest canonization during this time period. Her life is detailed by Don Gonzalo de la Maza who was friend with Rosa, and wrote about her life soon after she died. What makes Saint Rosa so special to the Church…

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    Nestorius

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    preaching against the title Theotokos or Mother of God, beginning to be used of the Virgin Mary. He distinguished between the logos (“divine nature”) and Christ (the Son, the Lord) as a union of divine nature and human nature. He refused to attribute the human acts and the sufferings of Jesus to the divine nature, arguing that God could not suffer on the cross, as God is omnipotent. Therefore the Virgin Mary, could not be viewed as the Mother of God, but simply as the mother of a man. St. Cyril…

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    Death Of Christus

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    The Timken Museum of art holds the painting Death of the Virgin by Petrus Christus, ca 1460-65 Putnam Foundation, oil on oak, transferred to mahogany (171.1x138.4 cm). There are six different galleries the Italian gallery, the French gallery, the American gallery, the Donna Knox sefton gallery, the Special Exhibition gallery and the Icon gallery. The Italian gallery is pink and the paintings hang from the walls on pink cords. The French gallery is a mirror image of the Italian gallery. The…

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