Art Comparisons to Enthroned Virgin and Child

This is significant to me because dragons in paintings where later on down the timeline and is rare for this time. The dragon's meaning here is meant to remind the serpent who tempts Eve in the book of Genesis. It is my conclusion here that Mary is thus presented as the new Eve, who rather then gives up to Satan defeats him. It seems to me the features of a boy are struggled to be portrayed. What I mean is the face of Christ looks as a older person. This is portrayed in all of the works. Christ has a crown on symbolizing he is royalty.

Finally the Virgin and Child, Alabaster with gliding c. 1345 and stands at 41 18 in. high. This one to me is the most realistic piece of work I've discussed. It shows a baby in Christ. Virgin Mary and Christ both have no throne on. It also seems to me that Mary is is holding a book of some sort underneath her right arm possibly the bible. The way the dress falls on the floor that Mary has on shows me great detail and patience. Mary's face is superbly sculpted and colored.

These three works share many characteristics in a way because all three represent The Virgin Mary and her son Christ. They all show her co


 
 
 
 
 
 



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