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Posts made in April, 2014

The Resurrection of Christ Depicted in Paintings

Posted by on 21 Apr 2014 in Art of the past | 6 comments

The Resurrection of Christ Depicted in Paintings

Happy Easter Monday!!!   I thought about doing a blog all about paintings of rabbits and eggs. Well, not really. As it’s Easter, what I did do was collect a few beautiful paintings of the resurrection of Christ. Let’s have a look at how each artist represented the scene.   So let’s get started.   A stern dark-haired Christ stands looking out intently at us the viewer, his feet firmly on the ground. Unusually, Christ is draped in red fabric rather than the more typical white, red representing both kingliness and love and sacrifice. He stands surrounded by two...

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Signs Of Spring – a few paintings of Springtime

Posted by on 14 Apr 2014 in Art of the past | 8 comments

Signs Of Spring – a few paintings of Springtime

  As promised in my last blog, here’s one sharing a few paintings with Springtime as their theme. I googled ‘paintings of Springtime’ and came up with a few surprises. I then dug around to get the facts (size, date, location etc i.e. more than just an artist’s name and title of the painting) and here present the ones with which I was successful. In chronological order, they are:     I couldn’t not include this beautiful painting of springtime by Botticelli. This will be the one painting I am sure you are all familiar with. It’s an allegory...

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