Sunday, December 27, 2020

Stories for Christmas: Old Tom

 The next of my Stories for Christmas: Old Tom. If you like cats, this is a story for you. Check back here tomorrow at 5pm for the next story. 



The Madonna del Gatto by Leonardo da Vinci



https://collections.artsmia.org/art/57582/the-virgin-and-child-with-cat-and-snake-rembrandt-harmensz-van-rijn

Madonna del Gatto by Federico Barocci
National Gallery. 


It is said that tabby cats have an M on their forehead, where Mary stroked them in gratitude for purring the baby to sleep. 











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