Thursday, June 12, 2008

Our Lady, the Bride of Christ

Coronation in Santa Maria in Trastevere
The Bride of Christ

Leva eius sub capite meo et dextera illius amplexabit me
Veni electa mea, ponam in te thronum meam
(Our Lady: His left hand should be under my head, and his right hand should embrace me)
(Our Lord: Come my chosen one, I shall place thee on my throne)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

God and Woman: The Annunciation

Correggio, c 1522-25 (drawing for fresco now faded)
Titian, c 1555-62

gods and Mortal Women: Danae

Correggio, c 1531
Titian, c 1545

Titian, c 1554

gods and Mortal Women: Io

Correggio, c 1532