06 works, Today, September 8th, is The Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos day, her story illustrated #251

Unknown artist
St. Anne is portrayed with her finger to her lips, c. 8th- or 9th-century

Fresco
Discovered at Faras Cathedral in old Nubia, in present day Sudan
National Museum in Warsaw

The Nativity of the Virgin Mary is celebrated by the Church as a day of universal joy. Within the context of the Old and the New Testaments, Mary was born, having been chosen before the ages by Divine Providence, to bring about the Mystery of the Incarnation of the Word of God. She is revealed as the Mother Jesus Christ…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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