Duccio on Christ before the Pharisees

The surroundings for the scenes in which Pilate appears (Christ Accused by the Pharisees and Pilate's First Interrogation of Christ)  take place in the governor's palace. The slender spiral columns of white marble and the decoration carved along the top of the walls seem to refer to classical architecture. Pilate too, portrayed with the solemnity … Continue reading Duccio on Christ before the Pharisees

Sunday Celebration of the Blind Man

The 5th Sunday of Lent - Healing of Blind in Jericho At that time, as Jesus passed by, he saw a man who was blind since  birth. His disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, … Continue reading Sunday Celebration of the Blind Man