Barcelona, a photo a day

Mother of God with Child


This anonimous altarpiece depicting the Mother of God with Child was painted some time between 1437 and 1439 in the parish of San Esteve, Banyoles. Another of the wonderful pieces to be seen in the MNAC.

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10 responses

  1. Even in our school church there lies a similar kind of beautiful picture of mother marry and Christ.It is simply adorable.
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    January 16, 2010 at 12:12 pm

  2. Beuatiful bright colours. I guessed it to be from around the 15th century.
    Cheers.
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    January 15, 2010 at 3:43 pm

  3. Interesting details for sure – reminding of how much important it remains to be, to take care of life, young and old.
    Please have you all a wonderful Wednesday.

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    January 13, 2010 at 1:30 am

  4. Beautifully done.

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    January 12, 2010 at 7:10 pm

  5. Wonderful!I loved it!
    Léia 🙂

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    January 12, 2010 at 6:58 pm

  6. VP

    A different image today and a real masterpiece. Thanks for showing us.

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    January 12, 2010 at 5:19 pm

  7. How vivid the colors are in this.

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    January 12, 2010 at 3:56 pm

  8. I think it is lovely!

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    January 12, 2010 at 3:18 pm

  9. The header photo on your blog is super duper fantastic! Heavenly! This painting featured today stands on the wonderful list, too!

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    January 12, 2010 at 2:56 pm

  10. Madonna and Child pictures have endured for centuries and many are beautiful as is this one. Such antiquity!!

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    January 12, 2010 at 2:15 pm