Arts Everyday Living: Merry Christmas and Glad Tidings from Mary and an Orchestra of Angels

Master of the Saint Lucy Legend, Mary, Queen of Heaven, c. 1485/1500, oil on panel, Samuel H. Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

MERRY CHRISTMAS & GLAD TIDINGS!

Title: Mary, Queen of Heaven, c. 1485/1500

Artist: Master of the Saint Lucy Legend, active c. 1480 – c. 1510

Little is known about the Master of the Saint Lucy Legend, the artist of this monumental panel, now at the National Gallery of Art. Yet, this rendition of Mary, the Holy Trinity (in the background) and an unforgettable assembly of angels, is his gift to posterity.

 

 

 

In the public domain, courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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