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not open the sealed virginity” 35 —and that at the same time converts her into a fountain overflowing with water—to wit, a dispenser of graces which, unlike Egyptian waters (i.e., worldly pleasures), do provide eternal life. 36 So, these three symbols—the sealed fountain, the well of living waters

In: Applied Emblems in the Cathedral of Lugo
Author: Alessia Alberti

the only prints by Brambilla that carry captions in Latin, and they are published here for the first time. They include a large print divided into eleven sections featuring a portrait of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino in prayer surrounded by scenes from his life (appendix no. 32). In the framed scenes

In: Lomazzo’s Aesthetic Principles Reflected in the Art of his Time
Author: Amy Golahny

/canvas, 222 × 168.5 cm. London, National Gallery A parallel development from active to static postures in the work of Guercino and Rembrandt may reflect general trends, but is specific to each artist. According to Sybille Ebert-Schifferer, Guercino’s shift is motivated by an interest in analogies

In: Rembrandt — Studies in his Varied Approaches to Italian Art
Author: Amy Golahny

’s transformation of the Apollo into Cocq and Ruytenbach is motivated by his ironical approach to this model, and a humor that subverts the ideal into the actual and present. 4 Furthermore, referencing the archer god for the militia leaders, who were after all gentlemen and guardsmen, may give another layer of

In: Rembrandt — Studies in his Varied Approaches to Italian Art

1479 Magrini had established himself within the upper echelons of Lucchese society, living in a substantial property in the city’s main piazza, and with the status and influential connections to seek the patronage of an altar in one of the city’s most important churches. He must have acquired rights to

In: Filippino Lippi

artist. He will endeavour to awake subtler emotions, as yet unnamed. Living himself a complicated and comparatively subtle life, his work will give to those observers capable of feeling them lofty emotions beyond the reach of words. Concerning the Spiritual in Art 7–8 Presumably these

In: Religion and the Arts

’s the failure to live that makes one ill, and humiliates one.” 125 Contrary to a common view of illness, which sees it as a force that upsets or disrupts the natural course of life, Birkin claims that it constitutes one of the truest signs that life itself is amiss. Illness, in other

In: Religion and the Arts
Author: Rina Arya

culture and also more widely in Indian popular culture; it furthermore conveys the vitality of the presence of deities (and the divine) in the life of a Hindu within India (fig. 1) Figure 1 God posters in an Indian market Photo: Flickr, Sudeep Mukherjee

In: Religion and the Arts
Author: Ann Beebe

Evergreens, where the paintings were on view in the parlor and library (Guardiano 11). And late in life Emerson emerged as a proponent in the campaign to found a museum of fine arts in Boston. An 1871 speech was reprinted in the Boston Daily Advertiser : “A school of art recommends itself to our common

In: Religion and the Arts
Author: Kevin Lucas

process through which a group can forge a truth regardless of its truthfulness, has transmuted Green Eyes into an idol of eternal strength that rings false the longer he waits for his execution, the longer his vigor dissipates amidst the poor conditions of prison life. The following motivates the

In: Religion and the Arts