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Madonna with the Grapes



Pierre Mignard

French 1612~1695


12 x 14.5 inches


SKU: PWI-07. Category: .

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by Pierre Mignard, 1640   (Abundance, Reconciliation)

In the background, the dark landscape, partially covered by a curtain in the foreground, is in silence and harmony. The Child Jesus looks at us with gentleness from underneath the thin veil of His mother; the veil symbolizes purity. The Virgin’s blue mantle alludes to the sky, and the red color evokes her love. The apples could be a sign of Original Sin and the grapes that the Virgin and the Child take into their hands symbolize the Eucharist and the sacrifice of Christ our Redeemer.