Sunday, April 4, 2010

Easter Sunday 2010

In terrible condition above.  Three days later, risen.  Cool!  And he's one of my favorite philosophers.  And, below, one of my favorite depictions of him.

*Top postcard, reproduction of La Piedad by Ribera, 1633.  Bottom postcard, no credits listed except "Printed in Spain Dep. Leg  B-40947-77".


  1. I always wonder why no one depicts a Middle Eastern man as having dark skin and hair, preferring instead to make him blond and usually blue eyed. When you think about it it's really a little strange.