Sunday, July 28, 2013

The Circumcision

The Circumcision
Mid 14th century
Detail of a French manuscript

So maybe you're having a bad day.... but at least three rabbi's wearing tiaras aren't coming at your junk with a knife.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Our Lady of Wyszyna

Our Lady of Wyszyna
By an unknown Polish artist
Turn of the 16/17 th century
Oil on canvas
Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wyszyna, Poland

OMG, I love Mary's expression here. She's all "Yeah so my baby is three times as long as he should be and he has a red mullet--what are you gonna do???" 

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds
Detail of an illuminated Armenian Gospel

If ever you find yourself accessorizing with a pink sheep, my friends, you are a fashion do!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child
By Francesco Botticini
64.60 x 45 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA

He's the son of God....and the kid can whistle!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Madonna of Humility

Madonna of Humility
By Nicoletto Semitecolo
Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia

Aaaaaaaand it's a bicep boob.

Friday, July 19, 2013

St. Christopher

St. Christopher
c. 1430-40
Detail of a Book of Hours, use of Paris

While it's unclear whether St. Christopher is carrying Squishy across water or blue shag carpeting, he certainly is fabulously dressed!

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Adoration of the Child

Adoration of the Child
c. 1380
Tempera and gold on wood, 15.7 × 11"
National Museum in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

And now, from everyone's favorite School of Dubious Perspective, we have Jesus on a slide, sheep on a roof, and Mary who is giving me a wicked case of halo envy.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Virgo Lactans

Virgo Lactans
c. 1400
Detail of an Italian illuminated manuscript

Where is that boob coming from?  Is it an attachment to Mary's head scarf?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Virgin of the Forsaken

Virgin of the Forsaken
By Tomás Yepes
Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, Madrid, Spain

Is it not enough that Mary had a virgin birth?  Does she have to turn her body into a jewelry case to prove how fabulous she really is?

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Milk Wonder of Bernhard of Clairvaux

Milk Wonder of Bernhard of Clairvaux
Detail of a fresco

Milk wonder indeed: can you believe Mary's aim with that titty milk?

Friday, July 5, 2013

Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child
Detail of an illuminated manuscript in the British Library, London, UK

Ladies and gentleman, I believe we have here an example of the world's first breast cancer ribbon!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

The Virgin of Mercy

The Virgin of Mercy
By Master of the Life of the Virgin
Tempera on oak panel, 129,5 x 65,5 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary

SQUISHY: My hair's on fire: HELP!!!!!!!!

MARY: I got a coat full of little people.  U jellis?