THE BLESSED
VIRGIN MARY
in
CHRISTIAN ART
 
 

 Vladimir Theotokos icon

 12th century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


THE ASSUMPTION/CORONATION of MARY


The Very Rich Hours of John, Duke of Berry
Limbourg Bro.s,, 

 


Converte nos, Deus, salutaris noster Ps 84 (85).5
John Fouquet, c. 1460

 

 


THE ADORATION of THE VIRGIN


Adoration of the Blessed Virgin, Ducio


THE ANNUNCIATION


Fra Angelico 1432

 

 


 

 


 


Fra Angelico 1434

 

 


 

 


 


Annunciation - Leonardo da Vinci, 1475

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

MS. illum.14th cent. 1440

THE ANNUNCIATION


1418

 

BYZANTINE ANNUNCIATION


14th century


VLADIMIR THEOTOKOS (1130)


1130


BYZANTINE THEOTOKOS


 

MARY OFFERS THE CHILD JESUS


   

THE NATIVITY AND DORMITION of MARY



St Peter Recommending Bertoldo Stefanschi to the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin


CAVALLINI, Pietro :1296-1300 Mosaic Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome


ad Summum Regina thronum defertur in altum /

angelicis prelata choris cui festinat ip[sa]e /

fi[liu]s occurens Matrem super aether ponit,


The Queen is carried to her throne on high,

attended by choirs of angels.

Her son hastens to her

and places his mother above the sky


 

 


The Priesthood of Mary; Master of Collins Hours c 1460


Worthy vesture for the sovereign priest

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