I think I've worked out the story behind this painting:
http://marygreer.wordpress.com/2009/11/ ... %E2%80%9D/
Would love to know what others think. Is it viable?
Mary, I couldn't call myself a historian of any kind, but your research and conclusions are not only compelling but very seductive. I read your essay this morning and have been thinking about it all day - the painting is even more wonderful now that the people have come alive.
He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy...