BOTTICELLI AND THE SUBLIME MADONNA
HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN ART
But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law.
Few artists in Early Italian Renaissance Florence could rival the graceful beauty of Sandro Botticelli’s depictions of Mary, especially apparent in The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child. Yet, aren’t we also drawn to the baby Jesus, slumbering peacefully at her feet. protected by the strength and devotion of a mother’s love.
Botticelli’s dates are 1445-1510.
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