Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus

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Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus
15th-century unknown painters - Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus - WGA23736.jpg
ArtistUnknown (The Master of 1456)
Year1450s
Dimensions95 cm × 62 cm (37 in × 24 in)
LocationGemäldegalerie, Berlin

The Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus is a 1450s painting by an unknown artist referred to as the “Master of 1456”.[1]:309, 312[2] It is held by the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin.

Hortus Conclusus is Latin for “enclosed garden”, a motif of biblical origin where the Virgin Mary herself is represented as a garden.[1]:303

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Larson, Victoria (2013). "A Rose Blooms in the Winter: The Tradition of the Hortus Conclusus and its Significance as a Devotional Emblem". Dialog. Wiley–Blackwell. 52 (4): 303–312. doi:10.1111/dial.12066. ISSN 0012-2033. OCLC 5497226523. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ Madonna on a Crescent Moon in Hortus Conclusus by Unknown Master, German. Web Gallery of Art. Archived from the original on 23 November 2015.