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San Andrés de Teixido votive offerings (1 of 2)    San Andrés de Teixido is located in Galicia (NW Spain) and many pilgrims go there to make offerings (body parts made of wax, messages wrote down in papers, gifts...). Sailors offer mock-ups of their ships so they will be protected when sailing. There is an old Galician saying: "A San Andrés de Teixido, quen non vai de morto vai de vivo" (which more or less means 'If you don't go to San Andrés de Teixido when you are alive, your dead soul…

San Andrés de Teixido votive offerings (1 of 2) San Andrés de Teixido is located in Galicia (NW Spain) and many pilgrims go there to make offerings (body parts made of wax, messages wrote down in papers, gifts...). Sailors offer mock-ups of their ships so they will be protected when sailing. There is an old Galician saying: "A San Andrés de Teixido, quen non vai de morto vai de vivo" (which more or less means 'If you don't go to San Andrés de Teixido when you are alive, your dead soul…

Bartolommeo Vivarini | Madonna and Child, 1481, tempera and oil on wood panel, 23 x 17 cm, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Bartolommeo Vivarini | Madonna and Child, 1481, tempera and oil on wood panel, 23 x 17 cm, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Pier Francesco Fiorentino - Madonna in Adorazione di Gesu Bambino con San Giovannino - 14 secolo - Museo Bandini, Fiesole

Pier Francesco Fiorentino - Madonna in Adorazione di Gesu Bambino con San Giovannino - 14 secolo - Museo Bandini, Fiesole

San Francisco de Asís, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Tepozotlán, Edo. de México. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

San Francisco de Asís, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Tepozotlán, Edo. de México. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Shrine of Saint Anne and the Holy Kinship, late 15th century. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1925 (25.120.210)

Shrine of Saint Anne and the Holy Kinship, late 15th century. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1925 (25.120.210)

Adoration of the Magi, second half 15th century, British. The Metropolitan Museum NY

Adoration of the Magi, second half 15th century, British. The Metropolitan Museum NY

Figure of a King, 1300–1325. Made in Flanders. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1952

Figure of a King, 1300–1325. Made in Flanders. South Netherlandish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1952