Tag Archives: Christological Goldfinch

The Feeder Feed: Motor City Edition

I am in Detroit! I just finished giving talks on sacred art at the Detroit Institute of Arts, a great museum.
Now that I can visit a gallery, I noticed a splendid Christological Goldfinch!
Here is a painting by Benozzo Gozzoli from … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in On the road, The Feeder Feed | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Christological Goldfinch Sighting!

I am at the Detroit Institute of Art for the day. After the court decision, some of the art here will surely be sold off. Ah the fruit of the decades long efforts of liberal democrats!
In any event…
This … Continue reading

Posted in On the road, SESSIUNCULA, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

I had a way too brief visit to Chicago’s Institute of Art. I hadn’t been for a while and I was eager to refamiliarize myself with the collection.
During the visit, I spied this, which I am sure will interest you … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, On the road, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The Feeder Feed: surprise Goldfinch

I am at the Met (big surprise) and I have been surprised by Christological Goldfinch in an unusual place.
On the one hand our finch is is in usual place: baby Jesus hand.
On the other hand, our finch is in … Continue reading

Posted in On the road, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Feeder Feed: packed museum edition

The Metropolitan Museum is jam-packed today, which is to be expected. I limited myself to a brief assault just to see a couple pieces. I did, however, want to share a Christological goldfinch in this painting by Sano di Pietro … Continue reading

Posted in On the road, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged | 7 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Scruffy and Christological Goldfinch Edition

I haven’t posted much about the birds at the feeder.  This, and a recent trip to the Detroit Institute of Art, gives me a chance to use a feature the blog’s software offers and which I have never used.
Here are … Continue reading

Posted in On the road, The Feeder Feed | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Rose Without Thorns Edition

Here is a lovely statue of Mary, portrayed as a Queen, with her scepter of a stem of roses. She was made in about 1350. This statue is related to one in silver given by Jeanne d’Evreux to the … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, On the road, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , | 2 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Christological Finch Edition

The Met in New York has a new acquisition. It is a splendid painting by Perino del Vaga, a student of Raphael, who was very active in Rome and Genoa.
The painting was recently cleaned.

Here is His little Goldfinch.

From another era … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, On the road, SESSIUNCULA, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , | 16 Comments

The Feeder Feed: caged in the museum edition

Yesterday I felt compelled by a Strong Inner Voice to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Some old/news stuff is back, btw.  More on that elsewhere.
In any event, I enjoyed this little moment.
Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga painted by Goya, in … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, The Feeder Feed | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

The Feeder Feed: Old Master Edition

I am in the National Gallery, gallery 3 enjoying Italian Gothic painting.
Here is a tryptich of Puccio Di Simone and Allegretto Nuzi. The subject is Our Lady Enthroned, the infant Lord enthroned on her.
The Lord had in His firm … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 12 Comments