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The beauty of holiness

Nicholas Cranfield on connections between cross and eucharist, and the visual arts

The Cross and Creation in Christian Liturgy and Art
Christopher Irvine
SPCK (Alcuin Club Collections 88) £19.99
(978-0-281-06908-8)
Church Times Bookshop £18  (Use code CT195 )

AROUND 1608, the Bolognese painter Ludovico Carracci (1555-1619) was commissioned for the large canvas (62 ins × 88 ins) Christ in the Wilderness Served by Angels. The choice of subject is uncommon, and the iconography ...

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