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Wonderful Faces- Sacred and Noble

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 04 Aug 2021


A noblewoman, the Madonna, a saint & a 'goddess' I have chosen a few beautiful faces - intriguing, sacred and other worldly- for this short blog: a handsome, Modigliani like bust of a noblewoman; a regal looking saint - Santa Caterina di Alessandria (Saint Catherine of Alexandria) housed in a small church of the same name, in Taormina; a young Madonna, captured in Antonello da Messina's  'Annunication'; the Madonna crowned; and the sorrowful Madonna- a grief-stricken mother.

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