Monday, 22 March 2010

Virgin? I'm saying nothing

Reading through a volume of English History concerning the late Middle Ages, I noted a reference to Jean Fouquet's painting of the Virgin and Child, dating from 1450, with the part of the former played, according to legend, by Agnes Sorel, mistress to Charles VII of France.

I must say; a very striking image, incredibly modern-looking to my untutored eye. What it lacks in anatomical exactitude, it compensates in style (especially close up - click the link).


Fausty said...

PS: Would you like to be a contributor to my blog, Trooper? I like your posts we seem to be on the same page in so many areas.

The benefits - creating links back to your own blog. This can improve your google ranking and can drive more traffic your way.

I'd love to have you on board. All I'd need is your email address to send the Blogger invitation.

Hoping ...

Trooper Thompson said...

Cool man, I'll be in touch.