The Ave Maria, Vol. 47

The Ave Maria, Vol. 47 : A Catholic Family Magazine Devoted to the Honor of the Blessed Virgin; July-December, 1898 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Ave Maria, Vol. 47: A Catholic Family Magazine Devoted to the Honor of the Blessed Virgin; July-December, 1898 Uffizi, one stands enraptured before the undying works of Michael Angelo and Titian, Rembrandt and Murillo, Van Dyck and Rubens, Leonardo da Vinci and Paul Veronese, Poussin and Holbein and Tintoretto, and treasures memory-copies of each glowing canvas to perpetuate some faint reflection of the moment's delight; but the one painter who lives longest and dearest in the mind and heart of a genuine child of Mary is most assuredly Our Lady's special artist, her painter in ordinary - Raphael. No artist, writes Darras, has painted the Blessed Virgin with more affection. It would seem that Raphael had consecrated his genius to the Mother of God; and of the manifold forms in which he has depicted her blessed image, there is not one before which we do not feel con strained to kneel. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 888 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 45mm | 1,161g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024327906X
  • 9780243279067