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[personal profile] asakiyume
This font for holy water was in a model seventeenth-century Acadian house on the grounds of a historic gardens in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

If you click through and look at Jesus up close, doesn't he seem strange? Otherworldly in an unexpected way, as if the painter had a vision of Jesus of the fishes, or Jesus as a curl of smoke, or Jesus whose body is a shroud, about to be lifted away.

Holy water

Date: 2017-08-18 03:54 am (UTC)
queenoftheskies: queenoftheskies (Default)
From: [personal profile] queenoftheskies
That is so cool.

Date: 2017-08-18 04:47 am (UTC)
zyzyly: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zyzyly
Wow--yes! So unusual.

Date: 2017-08-18 04:57 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] sovay
Otherworldly in an unexpected way, as if the painter had a vision of Jesus of the fishes, or Jesus as a curl of smoke, or Jesus whose body is a shroud, about to be lifted away.

I don't care if it was accidental, I think that's great.

Date: 2017-08-18 05:46 am (UTC)
rushthatspeaks: (Default)
From: [personal profile] rushthatspeaks
He's almost a tulip, or a lily.

Date: 2017-08-18 07:52 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cmcmck
These are very common throughout Italy.

The influence of Delftware gets around!

Date: 2017-08-18 10:06 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] khiemtran
Does the torso look like a face with long ears to you?

Date: 2017-08-18 11:11 am (UTC)
amaebi: (Default)
From: [personal profile] amaebi
That is an interesting Jesus. Jesus now has no other hands than ours, as Teresa of Avila said....

Date: 2017-08-25 07:36 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wayfaringwordhack
From the small image I get the impression of femininity.

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