December 3rd, 2010

Christmas, Advent

Advent Art: La vierge aux raisins

Pierre Mignard (1612–1695)
La vierge aux raisins, ca. 1636
La vierge aux raisins
The Louvre, Paris

Not much to say about this one, really; it's the Virgin Mary sharing some grapes with a young Jesus. Perhaps she's saying, "People who aren't you use these to make wine."

Previous Advent posts:

2003: Advent 1955
2004: Virgin and Child
2005: Greetings!
2006: The Annunciation
2007: Blue Madonna
2008: All That I Want and Stars
2009: From Lamb, chapter 3