At a historical art exhibit, I read that the images on display were intended for private devotion. Would it have been subversive of me to pray?
Painting the Word: Christian Pictures and Their Meanings, by John DrurySeeing Salvation: Images of Christ in Art, by Neil MacGregor with Erika Langmuir
Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art by Deborah Silverman
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