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Offline Josephine87

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Re: The All-Seeing Eye
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2019, 01:20:36 PM »
I believe the advent wreath is a Lutheran invention, maybe that's the confusion?
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Re: The All-Seeing Eye
« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2019, 04:36:38 PM »
Is it not just an old German custom?
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Re: The All-Seeing Eye
« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2019, 04:11:53 PM »
Came across this painting.


Cena in Emmaus (Pontormo)

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Re: The All-Seeing Eye
« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2019, 06:35:32 PM »
Came across this painting.


Cena in Emmaus (Pontormo)


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At the top is the luminous circle with the triangle and the eye, an allusion to the Trinity and a reference to the divine nature of the risen Jesus. This detail, which appears within a patch, was probably repainted by Empoli (author of a copy still today at the Certosa in which the detail appears), to conceal the three-sided face banned by the Counter-Reformation
"These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress: but have confidence, I have overcome the world." John 16:33
 
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