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Mary Cassatt Mother Nursing her Child 1906. Cassatt brought a feminine perspective to impressionism and often depicted images of women in private moments at home. I particularly love her paintings of women nursing, bathing, and snuggling their children. The little touches of the child reaching for his mothers face and his mother holding his foot. Its genuine, not posed...

Mary Cassatt Mother Nursing her Child 1906. Cassatt brought a feminine perspective to impressionism and often depicted images of women in private moments at home. I particularly love her paintings of women nursing, bathing, and snuggling their children. The little touches of the child reaching for his mothers face and his mother holding his foot. Its genuine, not posed...

Advocata Nostra, the oldest icon of Mary in Rome, at the Dominican Sisters Convent on Via Trionfale on Monte Mario. This icon can be traced back to its origin in Jerusalem, where tradition has it that it was painted by St Luke after the Resurrection, at the request of the apostles. But the tradition also states that after St Luke had sketched the outline, the image of Our Lady appeared on it. No human hand was involved. Such works are referred to as achiropita—'made without hands'.

Advocata Nostra, the oldest icon of Mary in Rome, at the Dominican Sisters Convent on Via Trionfale on Monte Mario. This icon can be traced back to its origin in Jerusalem, where tradition has it that it was painted by St Luke after the Resurrection, at the request of the apostles. But the tradition also states that after St Luke had sketched the outline, the image of Our Lady appeared on it. No human hand was involved. Such works are referred to as achiropita—'made without hands'.

When she held her child, she could walk through the forest, eyes high above the treetops. Elly Mackay

When she held her child, she could walk through the forest, eyes high above the treetops. Elly Mackay

Gerard David (Netherlandish, ca. 1455–1523). Virgin and Child with Four Angels, ca. 1510–15. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977 (1977.1.1)

Gerard David (Netherlandish, ca. 1455–1523). Virgin and Child with Four Angels, ca. 1510–15. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977 (1977.1.1)

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