signorcasaubon: Francisco de Zurbaran - San Francisco de Asis Segun la Vision del Papa Nicolas V (Saint Francis of Assisi According to the Vision of Pope Nicholas V); Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain;
Francisco de Zurbarán Saint Francis Standing in Ecstasy c. Zurbarán portrayed Saint Francis standing upright in a state of ecstasy, just as Pope Nicholas V reputedly found the saint's uncorrupted cadaver when he entered his tomb.
''Saint Francis of Assisi with Angels, Sandro Botticelli. Italian Early Renaissance Painter (ca Botticelli specialized in the depiction of wind-blown drapery. Painting flowing, fluttering drapery is obviously very difficult.
The Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, the Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the WWI the Land Army had a full-time membership of members. The number exceeded during WWII.
Saint Barbe by Francisco de Zubaran. Such intricate detail of the pattern of the fabric of her dress. It was mentioned on a documentary by the BBC that Zubaran painted his saints in modern dress to be able to advertise his father's fabrics.