See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Not the Assumption


I haven't registered or applied for clearance to comment at Fr. Z's - but he posted this image as an image of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin - it is not. It is St. Mary Magdalen in ecstasy.

5 comments:

  1. Woopsy! Always preferred your blog to the make it difficult to sign in types!

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  2. Oh that's interesting. I saw this painting and thought it didn't look like Mary somehow.

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  3. Like Dymhna, I thought it didn't look quite like our Mother too. But I figured it must be since she's surrounded by those awful cherubs. What artist decided that angels of the Lord should be depicted as fat naked babies anyway?!

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  4. this was very nice to see all those paintings all those are very interesting.

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  5. I like fat babies but this had to be a man's creation. A woman would know that two year olds with wings is a dangerous thing.

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