Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Saint Luke's Day

Saint Luke, the patron saint of artists, draws the Virgin and Child from life in Rogier Van Der Weyden's great painting for the chapel of the artists' guild in Brussels, circa 1435 - 1440.

7 comments:

MadPriest said...

That would make him at least 80 years old when he was tramping around with Paul, then. And, well over 100 when he wrote his gospel.

Counterlight said...

So, he was a late bloomer.

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

;-)

Ciss B said...

LOL!

MadPriest said...

I'm hoping against hope that I'm going to be a late bloomer.

Counterlight said...

That makes two of us.

JCF said...

No, three.