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The Holy Spirit Or Holy Ghost Represented By A Hovering Dove In Christened Themed Painting.
In this painting, The Annunciation c. 1525, by Joos van Cleve, the dove is shown hovering above the Virgin Mary. The angel Gabriel announces to Mary she is carrying the Christ child. The dove represents the Holy Spirit Or Holy Ghost. The Holy Spirit is not a person it is God’s power in action, his active force.
The Annunciation c. 1525 by Joos van Cleve
A dove hovering above a Biblical firgure in Western religious paintings represent the Holy Spirit or the Holy Ghost. The terms Holy Ghost and Holy Spirit are the same thing.
Key Words, People and Principal Phrases, Characteristics Related to the Northern Renaissance Art Movement - allegorical painting, rebirth, invention of oil painting, Hieronymus Bosch, Limbourg Brothers, Desiderius Erasmus, Robert Campin, Jan Van Eyck, Jean Fouquet, Albrecht Dürer, Johannes Gutenberg, Johann Reuchlin, Martin Luther, rise of the merchant class, world landscape, Low Countries, Protestant Reformation, Calvinisim, glazing, impasto, scriptorium, illuminator, invention of the printing press, woodcuts, engravings, Antwerp School, Guild of Saint Luke, commerce, Flemish School, Northern Europe, Antwerp School, Flanders, Bruges, renewed interest in classical learning, mythological scenes, genre painting, landscapes, portraits, moralizing overtones, human vices, lust, paradise, spirituality, piousness, living a simple life, reform, Human Reasoning, tradesmen at work, idyllic scenes of peasants, playing games, feasting, linear perspective, \Heliocentric Theory, humour, satire, spiritually significant, illuminated manuscript, idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, emotion, illuminator, iconoclast, Age of Discovery, Virgin and Child, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world, realistic use of colours and light, Old Testament stories, Gospel parables, The Blackdeath, Christian symbolism
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