Sunday, December 30, 2012
From the workshop of Domenico Ghirlandaio
1485 - 1494
Tempera on panel, 33.625" diameter
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
Ermahgerd! Look at those cheeks...don'tcha just wanna sqeeeeeeze them!!!
Friday, December 28, 2012
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
By Master of Spinola Annunciation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Merry Christmas everyone....hey, I said MERRY Christmas, not wrap your kid up like a mummy and sit around looking all pissed off.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
Thursday, December 13, 2012
By the workshop of Robert Campin
Second half of 15th century
Oil on panel, 10.7 × 7.8"
National Museum in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Why is Mary's boob coming out of her neck? Why is she wearing a dish towel on her head? I'm so confuzzled!
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Illustration from an illuminated manuscript, Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, folio 42, with writings by Heinrich Seuse
Mary's hiding all her nick-knacks inside her throne while a floating Squishy makes a peace sign. He's got a watering can in his left hand so he can water Friar Seuse's flower halo.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
By Sandro Botticelli
Just when I think I've seen the most awkward Virgin and Child post, something like this comes along. Is Mary hanging Squishy by spiderwebs or what? And this is no b-side "Master of the Podunk Altarpiece": this a Botticelli!!!!!