Madonna and Child, first quarter of 15th century
Sandstone, gold, polychrome
Dallas Museum of Art
Today's work of art is from Texas, a state I've been to twice, each time to visit people I first met online. Nice state. You have to wonder how we keep ending up with such lousy Presidents from there.
Previous Advent posts:
2003: Betjeman, "Christmas"
2004: Giorgione, The Adoration of the Shepherds
2005: Comfort and Joy
2006: Nick Hornby, from About a Boy
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