allaboutmary: “ Mater Misericordiae A painting of the miraculous icon of the Mother of Mercy, venerated in the chapel above the Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai) in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The image is venerated worldwide by Lithuanian and.
medievalthedas: English: The Annunciation (van Eyck, Washington) by Jan van Eyck, held by the National Gallery of Art, in Washington D. Date around Gabriel has rainbow wings, your arguments are invalid.
Quote of the Day – 13 March Quote of the Day - 13 March “There will never be much perfection without much prayer.” ― Alfonso Maria de Liguori - Doctor of the Church (Uniformity with God’s Will & The Practice of the Love of Jesus Christ)
Jan van Eyck - The Ghent Altarpiece (detail of the Virgin Mary). Van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges and is generally considered one of the most significant Northern European painters of the century.
Ca' d'Oro. This tempera on wood is signed and dated (1394) by Simone da Cusighe. It depicts the life and death of San Bartolomeo in eight panels that surround a central image of the Madonna della Misericordia. The crowned Virgin holds the cloak under which several monks seek protection. On her chest is Christ in a mandorla. This panel was originally in the church of San Bartolomeo a Salce (Belluno)