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Oct 6 2008

Think Mary looks a little mannish in this painting by Raphael? You're not alone — in an interview in Sunday's Washington Post, feminist art historian Mary Garrard points out that Rafael used a male model for the Virgin. She also argues that in taking masculinized form, Mary "loses her maternity — birth-giving, the one