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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 Abbey … Read More

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The Met: Cloisters edition

Did you know that The Cloisters provides air conditioning? Here is a detail of a Spanish altarpiece of the late 15th c. Theodosius arriving at Ephesus, in a series about The Seven Sleepers from Rouen about 1200. If only … … Read More

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