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Full-Frontal Jesus in Late Medieval Art
Lee Siegel: "But in casting aside Christ's garments, the Franciscans made Christ's nude body a focal point. As a result, according to Steinberg, from about the middle of the thirteenth century until the sixteenth century artists lavished particular care on Christ's penis, the part of Christ's body that made him most mortal, and which proved his union with humankind."
The New Yorker 12.17.13
Posted December 19, 2013 01:05 AM
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