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Secret hand gestures in paintings (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

During the Renaissance period, hands were as important a focus of attention as the face was, because they were the only other visible area of the body. Hence, representation of the position of the hands became a decorative element that was almost as important …

It’s a lot of text with some illustrative images, but if you can get through it all, it’s very interesting. This stuff has been going on for centuries.

What do you think?

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CajunGirl
CajunGirl
17 days ago

I found it interesting. Thank you for posting this!

YourHumbleServant
YourHumbleServant
17 days ago

NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg talking about Finland and Sweden this week

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deletetheelite
deletetheelite
17 days ago

Good find!!

Steven Casteel
Steven Casteel
16 days ago

Good find. I haven’t seen a lot of these.