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Bild des Herzogs von Marlborough

Bild des Herzogs von Marlborough

Madonna della Pace, Venice, Italy. Icon brought from Constantinople to Venice in 1349, given by Paolo Morosini to Dominicans 1503; moved to Church of SS. Giovanni & Paolo (S. Zanipolo) after suppression of 1806. Dated to c1200.

Icon brought from Constantinople to Venice in given by Paolo Morosini to Dominicans moved to Church of SS. Giovanni & Paolo (S. Zanipolo) after suppression of Dated to

Byzantine icon — Panagia Mesopanditissa,  Madonna della Salute (Madonna of Health)  12-13th Centuries: Basilica della Madonna della Salute,  Venice.  Italy  (504×779)

Attributed to St Luke the Evangelist — 'The Black Madonna' Panagia Mesopanditissa : Santa Maria della Salute, Venice.

Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa. Date: early 14th century Geography: Made in, probably Constantinople Culture: Byzantine Medium: Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel, with gold,multicolored stones, and gilded copper Dimensions: Overall: 4 7/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/2 in. (11.2 x 8.6 x 1.3 cm) Classification: Mosaics.

Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early century Byzantine, probably Constantinople Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored

Ahes was also referred to as Dahud-Ahes and Dahut.  According to Patricia Monaghan, “this pagan princess lived in Brittany, the far-western Celtic wilderness of France, during the period when the Christian monks were destroying the remnants of the old European religion – the worship of maternal nature.  These flesh-despising monks ruined the princess’

Boudicca: Queen of the Iceni Tribe of Britain. She led an uprising against the occupying Roman forces. Was reputed to be a red-haired beauty, too.

Baegert Derick, San Luca ritrae la Santa Vergine (1470), Westfalisches Landesmuseum.

8 + 1 consigli per assaporare un’opera d’arte... sacra

Saint Luke Painting the Virgin Oil on panel, Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Münster BAEGERT, Derick German painter (b.

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Icon with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Byzantine Wood, painted, with gold ground; x cm) Bequest of Lillie P.

RENE-CLOKE-CUT-OUT-NUMERALS-NO-5-PRETTY-FAIRIES-SINGING-WITH-BIRDS

Rene cloke cut out numerals no. 5 pretty fairies singing with birds

Byzantine, 9th century  Icon of the Virgin Nikopeia at the Altar of the Madonna  Tempera and enamel on wood  S. Marco, Venice

Theotokos, The God-Bearer, in Art

Byzantine, century Icon of the Virgin Nikopeia at the Altar of the Madonna Tempera and enamel on wood S.

Potrait of the 10th Duchess of Marlborough at Blenheim Palace.

Blenheim Palace Historic House and Gardens in Oxfordshire. With its own special place in Britain’s history, Blenheim Palace is a true national treasure.

Antigones Tod. Antigone wird abgeführt, in der Mitte Herakles, rechts Kreon.  Vor Kreon verteidigte Antigone ihre Tat und warnte ihn vor den Folgen seines Tuns, da er die Götter der Unterwelt missachte, wenn er Polyneikes nicht bestatten lasse. Kreon liess sich jedoch nicht beirren und befahl, Antigone in ein Grab zu sperren, wo sie verhungern sollte. Auch sein Sohn Haimon, der mit Antigone verlobt war, konnte ihn nicht von diesem Entschluss abbringen.

Antigones Tod. Antigone wird abgeführt, in der Mitte Herakles, rechts Kreon. Vor Kreon verteidigte Antigone ihre Tat und warnte ihn vor den Folgen seines Tuns, da er die Götter der Unterwelt missachte, wenn er Polyneikes nicht bestatten lasse. Kreon liess sich jedoch nicht beirren und befahl, Antigone in ein Grab zu sperren, wo sie verhungern sollte. Auch sein Sohn Haimon, der mit Antigone verlobt war, konnte ihn nicht von diesem Entschluss abbringen.