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Virgin and Child in Majesty, 1150–1200 French; Made in Auvergne Walnut with paint, gesso, and linen This type of sculpture, with the Christ Child seated in the Virgin's lap in a frontal pose, is known as a Sedes Sapientiae (Throne of Wisdom). These seemingly straightforward images convey complex theological ideas. Mary serves as Christ's throne.

O desterrado, Oporto, Portugal, Splendid white marble sculpture from Museo Nacional Soares dos reis... la obra maestra de 1872, by Golkofag, via Flickr

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Library at the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial — San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain | 49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World