I was the prideful one. Now, on to scripture! This could be combined with meditations on the life of Mary, in which the other scenes on the altarpiece are rendered intelligible. That Friend of mine, was the Holy Spirit. Sök efter bild Hoppsan!
Priests wear divine vestments, servers wear altar server vestments, and lay men removed their hats because according to Saint Paul, men should not cover their heads because they are the image and glory of God.
Jan van Eyck
Redaktionellt Art Paintings - various. This altarpiece has a huge wealth of Marian images and other iconographic programmes referring to the life of the Virgin. The central scene has the Madonna dressed in gold, standing with the Christ Child within the Rosary. And not because they were forced to do so by men, but because they were made holy by the Creator. The way we pray is even different, our prayer radiates a distinct beauty to Jesus. The fact of the Årsunda altarpiece not having been destroyed goes to show that, long after the Reformation, Marian piety continued to flourish.