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Even depictions of Mary herself, brought the spiritual unearthliness down to a domestic, or human, form. Rossetti's The Girlhood of Mary Virgin, shows a young woman learning the task of embroidery.
2020/06/12 15:08
David Sonstroem emphasizes her mundane nature, saying that she is "a real girl of flesh and blood... nothing about her person... suggests superhumanity."
2020/06/12 15:08
"domestic pictures."
2020/06/12 15:07
In these paintings, wives support and soothe their husbands, or else, watch over and educate her children. She has become an earthly Madonna of everyday life -- a saint of the hearth.
2020/06/12 15:07
the angelic view of women
2020/06/12 15:07
"angel in the house" became a well-known description for the expected role of a woman
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viewers feel "more inclined to sympathize or reassure, for she seems very lonely as she faces the symbols of her future task.
2020/06/13 06:02