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Marble carving Michelangelo famous religious art Madonna of Bruges marble statutte

The depiction of the Madonna of Bruges marble statuette is quite different from previous depictions of the same subject, which tend to show a pious virgin smiling at a baby in her arms. Instead, Jesus stood upright, with little support, only loosely bound by Mary’s left hand, as if about to leave his mother. Meanwhile, instead of hugging her son or even looking at him, Mary looked down at him. Mary is a delicate girl. In the Madonna of Bruges marble statuette, she is depicted as the dignity of a diva. Dedicated to finding an almost architectural gravitas, Madonna of Bruges marble statuette imbues a new moral and material content. Madonna sat up straight, as if enthroned.

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Madonna of Bruges marble statuette two figures face directly forward. According to ancient Christian iconography, the child is placed in front of his mother’s womb to evoke her title as the Mother of God. When Madonna ascended to a high position, a tradition believed that she embodied the Seat of Wisdom. The divine wisdom of God was a favorite theme of Renaissance Christianity. The Virgin’s lips were fuller, even a little trembling. Madonna of Bruges marble statuette The soft hair grows naturally and abundantly on the broad, straight eyebrows, the elegance of the 15th century, and even in terms of dress, the Madonna of Bruges marble statuette has given way to the austere classicism of the High Renaissance. Neither mother nor son had a single smile on their faces, nor the slightest sense of worship in the congregation. They were enthroned on high, looking down before them.

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