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Saturday, September 1, 2007

Nativity Façade: Herod's Soldier Slaying Baby

Nativity Façade: Soldier Slaying Baby  [enlarge]

This sculptoric group or scene on the Nativity Façade at La Sagrada Familia is by far one of the most sinister and dramatic representations I have ever seen in sculpture: Herod's soldiers at Bethlehem are sent to kill all boys under the age of 2.

1 comment:

  1. A gruesome reality of the biblical tale Carlos.

    Thanks for your recent comments at South Shields Daily Photo

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