Bin ich die Himmelskönigin? So weit sind wir in der Kirchengeschichte der mir zugewiesenen Legenden, Dogmata, Gebete und Traditionen noch nicht. Jedoch der 15. August, der Feiertag meiner Himmelfahrt,...
The present series, to which a new text will be added every two weeks, takes what may seem a rather contemporary approach: works of art are presented from the point of view of the person portrayed—the Virgin Mary.
We would like to provide a gentle note of reminder: sympathetic identification with the protagonist was the original purpose of precious votive paintings, long before such works came to be exhibited in museums in the 19th century.