Thursday, May 30, 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Detail of an illuminated manuscript in the British Library
Um, hey guys, just want to point out that baby Jesus is on the roof, not generally considered a safe spot for an infant.
I can neither conform nor deny that Mary is wearing footed pajamas.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013
By Absolon Stumme
Detail of the Hamburg Altar
This donkey looks like a giant inflatable--something that should be floating down the street in a Thanksgiving day parade.
What is Joseph picking from the tree (with the help of two angels) and putting in his hat?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Birth of Jesus
Fresco in the Church of the Archangel, Galata, Cyprus
Oh this painting is a fun house! THERE IS A SHEPHERD DRESSED IN A COCOON! There is a long skinny Jesus wrapped up like a tampon! And blink-or-you'll-miss-it tiny ox and ass at the place where Jesus' feet would be if he weren't wrapped up like a tampon!