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Lamentation

Art produced for convent environments was judged for its devotional efficacy, not for the creator’s originality. The function of art in this context was to support meditation by producing an appropriate state of mind in the viewer, and to induce … Continue reading

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St Agnes in Prison Receiving from Heaven the ‘Shining White Garment’ 1905

This is a scene from the life of St Agnes, based on William Caxton’s fifteenth-century Golden Legend. At the age of thirteen Agnes rejected marriage and dedicated her life to God. She refused to renounce her vow of chastity and … Continue reading

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Ecce homo, 1871 ~ Antonio Ciseri

He is the Just the wicked crew In unresisting silence slew; He is the Just; and on His head The guilt of all the LORD has laid; The holy Samson typified By him who freeing Israel died; Who yielded for … Continue reading

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Make Good Choices…

Make Good Choices… by jennyquinn-1 on Polyvore

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il bacio

Francesco Hayez – Classic Kiss

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Breathe Me…

Beautiful Sia song and well made video along with it…

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