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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-07-10 05:10 PM
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10. I have no idea
But her right hand is backwards.
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  -OK, DUers! Here is your Friday Afternoon Challenge Question! CTyankee  May-07-10 04:07 PM   #0 
  - Only thing I know about art is, if it ain't baroque, don't fix it...  Skip Intro   May-07-10 04:30 PM   #1 
  - Charlotte who? nt  CTyankee   May-07-10 04:32 PM   #3 
  - Looks like she is playing a mean game of Hopscotch  olegramps   May-09-10 08:11 AM   #61 
  - Hint ( to get the ball rolling here): In 2001, the Italian cultural ministry  CTyankee   May-07-10 04:32 PM   #2 
  - Ahh ... the old "14lnf6g"  lpbk2713   May-07-10 04:39 PM   #4 
  - Wow, what's that?  CTyankee   May-07-10 04:41 PM   #5 
     - It's your link.  lpbk2713   May-07-10 04:45 PM   #6 
        - Okay, check! I was wondering what it was called.  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:02 PM   #9 
  - Giotto?  Madam Mossfern   May-07-10 04:55 PM   #7 
  - Nah, Giotto did that ole passa de winde later than this!  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:00 PM   #8 
  - I have no idea  blogslut   May-07-10 05:10 PM   #10 
  - This is common in Renaissance works...it denotes evil intent....  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:12 PM   #11 
     - I'll take a guess at the subject then  blogslut   May-07-10 05:14 PM   #12 
        - Why do you guess that?  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:17 PM   #13 
           - Because she's dancing  blogslut   May-07-10 05:19 PM   #14 
              - You are correct. But why is she also so "sweet"?  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:25 PM   #15 
                 - Because she's looking downward?  blogslut   May-07-10 05:27 PM   #17 
                    - It's interesting that you noticed this. It's not the answer I was looking for but it is a  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:30 PM   #19 
                       - the standing figure seems to be partly backward (hands)--is it painted over  librechik   May-07-10 06:01 PM   #21 
                       - That's interesting. I don't know. But I have seen this "hands backward" thing  CTyankee   May-07-10 06:19 PM   #24 
                       - The backward hands, as I said, is a Renaissance custom.  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:24 PM   #27 
                       - I'm at a loss on the sweet thing  blogslut   May-07-10 06:19 PM   #23 
                          - what would be the "sweetest" in religious iconography that you could think of? nt  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:20 PM   #26 
  - Such a pretty young thing  Lithos   May-07-10 05:27 PM   #16 
  - Have you seen her looking sweet?  CTyankee   May-07-10 05:28 PM   #18 
     - Don't get that reference  Lithos   May-07-10 05:57 PM   #20 
        - This is true.  CTyankee   May-07-10 06:16 PM   #22 
        - So, Lithos, can you list a few of those "veils"?  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:19 PM   #25 
           - The veils themselves  Lithos   May-07-10 07:58 PM   #43 
              - The veil that Lippi painted in "The Madonna with two angels" is considered  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:14 PM   #47 
  - Is she sweet because she dropped a delicious treat onto the table  mdmc   May-07-10 07:28 PM   #28 
  - No, she was sweet because she was the subject of other works  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:36 PM   #30 
  - Has she been dancing in the blood of Jesus? n/t  Duer 157099   May-07-10 07:36 PM   #29 
  - No, not in Jesus but in another important personage....  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:39 PM   #31 
     - Ah, John the Baptist then n/t  Duer 157099   May-07-10 07:41 PM   #32 
     - Not him, but her personage as someone else in Renaissance history.  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:45 PM   #35 
        - All I can think of is one of the Marys n/t  Duer 157099   May-07-10 07:49 PM   #39 
        - Winner! She is the subject of several of Lippi's Madonnas. My favorite is here:  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:05 PM   #45 
        - I resorted to Google so I won't post what I found n/t  Duer 157099   May-07-10 07:52 PM   #42 
           - Did you know the artist? How did you "resort to Google?"  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:08 PM   #46 
              - Nope, not until reading this thread anyway  Duer 157099   May-07-10 08:15 PM   #48 
                 - Oh, you are good! I just didn'twant people doing something weird with Google.  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:18 PM   #49 
     - I didn't know she was portrayed sweetly  Duer 157099   May-07-10 07:44 PM   #34 
     - Not the subject. The model of the painting. nt  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:48 PM   #38 
     - She was Lippi's lover n/t  malaise   May-07-10 07:48 PM   #37 
        - And why was she such a scandal as his lover (in the paintings of her) ?  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:49 PM   #40 
           - Well nuns aren't supposed to have babies  malaise   May-07-10 07:51 PM   #41 
              - Right, but why was is so scandalous that she was painted as THIS person? nt  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:01 PM   #44 
  - Fra Filippo Lippis painting Salome Dancing at the Feast of Herod.  KittyWampus   May-07-10 07:42 PM   #33 
  - Correct. But why was she so nice in so many works?  CTyankee   May-07-10 07:47 PM   #36 
  - You are the BEST! How did you know the painting?  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:30 PM   #50 
     - One of my majors was Art History. Here's one of my favorites from the Met >  KittyWampus   May-07-10 08:51 PM   #53 
  - I know jack about art history. I just want to say that I look forward to this each Friday.  lumberjack_jeff   May-07-10 08:38 PM   #51 
     - What a nice thing to say! I am impressed.  CTyankee   May-07-10 08:44 PM   #52 
     - Do you have a pic of the whole painting..  mdmc   May-08-10 05:29 AM   #54 
        - Here it is  CTyankee   May-08-10 07:29 AM   #56 
           - thanks  mdmc   May-09-10 03:36 AM   #60 
     - I know a little about art history but I also look foward to  malaise   May-08-10 06:33 AM   #55 
        - I've got plenty more...  CTyankee   May-08-10 07:36 AM   #57 
           - the psychological impact of symbolic representation as it's changed over time. Also, I noted  KittyWampus   May-08-10 07:46 AM   #58 
              - Ah, you've given me an idea for another challenge!  CTyankee   May-08-10 08:04 AM   #59 
 

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