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Christ Taking Leave of His Mother

c. 1530
Paris Bordone (Paris Pasqualino), Italian (active Venice), 1500 - 1571
This scene is drawn not from the Gospels but rather it is an imaginary meeting of Christ and the Virgin Mary. A seventeenth-century Venetian writer called the painting's unusual subject "a beautiful idea" that prefigures the meeting of the Virgin Mary and Christ in Paradise....

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