This Lent I was introduced to the beautiful art of Carl Heinrich Bloch. He was influenced by Rembrandt. “The altarpieces can be found at Holbaek, Odense, Ugerloese and Copenhagen in Denmark, as well as Loederup, Hoerup, and Landskrona in Sweden.” Enjoy!
“Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you.”
“Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.”
Mary and Elizabeth
While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.