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Sunday, June 10, 2007

Symbols of the Virgin Mary

BRAY, Dirck de (active 1651-1678 in Haarlem)
Still-Life with Symbols of the Virgin Mary 1672
Oil on panel, 37 x 31 cm
Amstelkring Museum, Amsterdam


The symbols represent the Virgin Mary: the rose, rosary and rosemary (whose name derives from the Virgin), the thurible and the crown.