Saints and Sinners

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Medieval sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York of a miracle whereby a date palm bends low to feed the Holy Family with its fruit. Madonna, Flights To Egypt, Statues, Renaissance Kunst, Holy Family, Medieval Art, Sacred Art, Gothic Art, Christian Art

The Miracle of the Palm Tree on the Flight to Egypt | Spanish | The Met

This sculpture, probably from a retable (decoration behind an altar) depicting Jesus commanding the palm tree to bend down so that the Holy Family could eat its fruit, is based upon New Testament Apocrypha, episodes from the life of Jesus not recounted in the Gospels

"Mano poderosa" coi santi cristiani, Portorico, ca. Saints And Sinners, Man Ray, Hand Art, Modern Sculpture, Prehistory, Ancient Artifacts, Illuminated Manuscript, Religious Art, Archaeology

Il mondo nelle mani

Come in alto, così in basso, recita uno dei più celebri princìpi dell’ermetismo. Il corpo umano è l’immagine dell’intero universo, una mappa simbolica in cui ad ogni organo corri…

Shrine of the Virgin -- Circa 1300 -- Germany -- Oak, linen covering, polychromy, gilding, & gesso -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art Metropolitan Museum, Memento Mori, Medieval Art, Sacred Art, Outdoor Art, Christian Art, Religious Art, Virgin Mary, Our Lady

Shrine of the Virgin | German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Made in Rhine valley, ca 1300, 'Shrine of the Virgin'. (German) The statue of Mary with the infant Christ opens to show God the father holding the crucified Christ, thus symbolizing how Mary became the physical vessel for the spiritual redemption of the world.

 Probably from a church in the comarca of La Garrotxa (Girona). Carving in walnut (head and body), willow (right arm), elm (cross upright) and holm oak (cross arms) with polychrome in tempera. Images Of Christ, Religious Images, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Stone Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Kandinsky, Romanesque Art, Art Nouveau

Batlló Majesty

Carved wooden images were a fundamental element in churches as objects o

Medieval shrine from the MET Museum Madonna, Images Of Mary, Sculptures Céramiques, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art, Religion, Saints, Kirchen, Religious Art

Shrine of the Virgin | German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This rare devotional shrine manifests Christian belief in the miracle of the Incarnation, by which God took on human body and nature, uniting both human and divine in the person of Jesus. Closed, it is a statuette of the enthroned Virgin Mary nursing the infant Jesus

Image of the Resurrection de St Paul de Meythet Church, Arcabas, Jean-Marie Pirot, 1998 Religious Images, Religious Art, Religious Icons, Christian Symbols, Christian Art, Christ Is Risen, Easter Religious, Jesus Painting, Church Banners

Resurrection, St Paul de Meythet Church, Arcabas, Jean-Marie Pirot, 1998