The Greek Madonna

[A novel]
  • 315 Pages
  • 0.89 MB
  • English
G. W. Dillingham , New York
StatementBy Shelton Chauncey [pseud.]
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 5-315 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26690267M

For the late antique sculpture of this name, see Greek Madonna (sculpture). The Greek Madonna is a – tempera on panel painting by Giovanni is named after the Greek monograms at top left and top right and after the major influence of Byzantine icons on the painting.

The Christ Child holds a golden apple, perhaps referring to the Judgement of Paris Artist: Giovanni Bellini. A Madonna (Italian:) is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her child images are central icons for both the Catholic and Orthodox churches.

The word is from Italian ma donna, meaning 'my lady'.The Madonna and Child type is very prevalent in Christian iconography, divided into many traditional subtypes especially in Eastern Orthodox.

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Known also as the Madonna of the Book, this painting represents the Virgin and Child in a domestic setting, intent on reading a volume, perhaps a Book of Hours. A window is open on the landscape at twilight, but the diffused light which transforms the space into a mystical setting seems to emanate from the figures : Sandro Botticelli.

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The theme of the Madonna and Child was rare in the first centuries of early Christian art (c. 3rd–6th century). Inhowever, the establishment of Mary’s title of Theotokos (“Mother of God”) definitively affirmed the full deity of Christ. Thereafter, to emphasize this concept, an enthroned Madonna and Child were given a prominent place in monumental church decoration.

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