Review of a book “”Picturing the ‘Pregnant’ Magdalene in Northern Art, 1430–1550 […]”

:: in January 6, 2019 :: in News :: 0 comments

A new issue of journal Folia Historiae Artium is out, and it contains my review of a book by Penny Howell Jolly, “Picturing the ‘Pregnant’ Magdalene in Northern Art, 1430–1550: Addressing and Undressing the Sinner-Saint” (2014). PDF of my text (in Polish) is now available on-line: http://www.pau.krakow.pl/FHA/FHA_16_2018_s_143_146.pdf A whole current…

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Taming of the devil

:: in December 29, 2018 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

One of the most beautiful places in Moravia (or perhaps in the Czech Republic all together) is Telč; a city with the Old Town listed at the UNESCO World Heritage List. One may find there amazing renaissance houses, old churches and a beautiful castle, and I definitively recommend you visiting…

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“…with the moon under her feet”

:: in December 15, 2018 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

In my last post I have published a drawing depicting Bishop Zbigniew Oleśnicki venerating Madonna with Child (post is available HERE) and perhaps some of you noticed a small detail: apparently Virgin has a crescent Moon under her feet! That motif was very popular in late-medieval art and also later,…

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