Renaissance artworks depicting Mary featured in DC

December 5, 2014 8:35 AM

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Renaissance and Baroque artwork depicting Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, that is rarely seen in the United States is being showcased in Washington in time for the holidays.

On Friday, the National Museum of Women in the Arts is opening the new exhibition "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea." The show, on view through April 12, features masterworks from major museums including the Louvre, the Uffizi gallery and the Vatican.

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