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Immaculate Conception by Bartolome Esteban Murillo

I posted a similar picture four years ago, but this is a favorite subject of Murillo. Or rather, I should say, this is a favorite subject of his wealthy Spanish patrons. This is one of my favorite versions. I mentioned … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception by Peter Paul Rubens

There is a strong sensuality to some of Peter Paul Rubens’ paintings, and this painting seems to be an example. He portrays the Virgin Mary not as a sweet girl, but as a voluptuous woman. I don’t know what that … Continue reading

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