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January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. The beautiful picture above, called “ Blue Madonna” was painted by Irena Jakus. Irena’s apostolate is called Holy Art - Jeweled Masterpieces for God's Glory. For more information on Irena's work, contact us.
Mary Queen of Scots bust - de Young Museum, San Francisco, photo courtesy of Shirley Caputo (I tired to find out if this was housed in America or was just on loan but haven't found a lot about it. Mary was a Scots though so regardless to where the bust is, she belongs here).
Breton Brother and Sister William Bouguereau (French, La Rochelle 1825–1905 La Rochelle) Date: 1871 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 50 7/8 x 35 1/8 in. (129.2 x 89.2 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887 Accession Number: 87.15.32 This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 809