16 Works, October 15th. is Juan Bautista Maíno’s day, his art, illustrated with footnotes #223

Fray Juan Bautista Maíno, Pastrana, 1581 – Madrid, 1649
Pentecost: the descent of the Holy Spirit

Oil on canvas
Private collection

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability. More on this painting

Friar Juan Bautista Maíno, or Mayno (October 1581, Pastrana — 1 April 1649, Madrid) was a Spanish Baroque painter…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

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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