Thursday, April 22, 2010
Antonia Rolls' "Breast-Feeding Madonna"
Antonia Rolls' "Breast-Feeding Madonna" is such a marvelous take on "Maria Lactans" (with her breasts in the right place) that I had to post it here along with a link to the rest of Antonia Rolls' religious art. Of it she says, "My Religious works are full of questions and humour, much of which I think is missing from religion." Here are her biographical details.
Other examples of the type show Mary's breasts located in non-typical places presumably so as to discourage salacious thoughts.
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