Nowadays, more and more people tend to have at home, not just a cheap copy, or “Chinese stamping of the picture”, but author’s works written in oil paints.
So why do more and more people want to see at home even a copy of the famous oil painting, but always made by hand, without the use of stamping and other technical means.
Since ancient times, people believed that images, especially paintings, have a strong energy effect on a person and his condition. Continue reading
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we see the Madonna herself with the son of God.
Some believe that in this picture, she is depicted as the simplest peasant woman, and holds her child as ordinary women held it. Others believe that it is depicted here almost as a miraculous phenomenon to the people.
Her face is not illuminated by Divine light, as in other images of our lady. I think Raphael wanted to show people that Jesus was not just the son of God, but first and foremost a person like all people. Continue reading