mater dolorosa


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mater dolorosa

(ˈmɑːtə ˌdɒləˈrəʊsə)
n
1. (Art Terms) the Virgin Mary sorrowing for the dead Christ, esp as depicted in art
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Virgin Mary sorrowing for the dead Christ, esp as depicted in art
[Latin: sorrowful mother]
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Why, madam, you've never been in bed this blessed night," burst out Tantripp, looking first at the bed and then at Dorothea's face, which in spite of bathing had the pale cheeks and pink eyelids of a mater dolorosa.
He was a parishioner of the former Mater Dolorosa Church and the Immaculate Conception Church in Holyoke.
Pictured is Ignaz Gunther's limewood Mater Dolorosa of around 1765-75.
Composers through the ages have used the words of the 13th Century Marian poem Stabat Mater Dolorosa (the sorrowful mother stood) - a meditation on the suffering of Mary as she stood at the foot of the cross as Jesus was crucified - and it was the settings of two of the great Italian Baroque composers, Giovanni Pergolesi and Antonio Vivaldi, which were showcased.
Toibin's grief-stricken Mary can be called Mater Dolorosa, Mother of Sorrows, but not in the same vein that scripture and centuries of Catholic teaching have promulgated.
artist Friedrich Kunath's Instagram account and found the cover image of art historian James Elkins's rather unorthodox 2001 book, Pictures and Tears: A History of People Who Have Cried in Front of Paintings, illustrated with an alluring detail of a tearful eye of the Virgin--Dieric Bouts's Mater dolorosa, ca.
Gonzalez-Allende compara la novela de la franquista Ana Maria de Foronda, Una mujer sola (1939), con la obra Linea de fuego (1938-40) del autor republicano Benjamin Jarnes para ahondar en las implicaciones que genera la figura maternal mas alla de su representacion oficial y tradicional como mater dolorosa, "que se resigna de manera pasiva y estoica a la muerte o la desgracia de su hijo" (74).
Later public commissions are also on show, including a maquette for Coventry Cathedral's Mater Dolorosa, and a drawing for a creature to be included in the 1951 Festival Of Britain celebration.
Later public commissions are also on show, including a Maquette for the Mater Dolorosa for Coventry Cathedral, and a drawing for a creature to be included in the 1951 Festival of Britain celebration.
They cover martyrdom in the West, images of Mary from Theotokos to Mater Dolorosa, historical discourse in Renaissance Italy, reproducing the Mona Lisa in 19th-century France, the transformation of the kneeling ritual during the confessional conflict in Germany, representing Bernard of Clairvaux in the age of Louis XIV, perseverance in Augustine and Heinrich von Kleist, blowing bubbles in the postmodern era, and Spartacus and the existence of the past.
The title, if nothing else of Simeon's work, is reminiscent of the "Stabat Mater Dolorosa," a medieval Latin hymn depicting Mary's sufferings at the crucifixion, which over the centuries has received dozens of well-rehearsed scorings.
The little Catholic boy, sacristan, acolyte, choir boy, in blue blazer with an emblem on his breast pocket of the Mater DoLorosa, white shirt and tie, next to a steelworker in a lime green asbestos jumpsuit and blue hardhat.