Raphael's Sistine Chapel Madonna and Child. Not shown in picture are the 2 cherub figures Raphael painted at the bottom of this-2 kids that used to sit at window watching him paint. I have them on my Saints board.
The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. Considered a world-class masterpiece. The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk - completed in 1432..... I adore <3<3 <3 Jan van Ecyk paintings
January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. The beautiful picture above, called “ Blue Madonna” was painted by Irena Jakus. Irena’s apostolate is called Holy Art - Jeweled Masterpieces for God's Glory. For more information on Irena's work, contact us.