"Large Painting Of The Virgin Mary"Immaculate Conception, 17th century Spanish painting, naively made. Good general condition, some restoration points on the back of the canvas. "The theme of the immaculate conception is very present in baroque art and in particular in the breasts of female convents. This Catholic dogma according to which the Virgin would have been preserved from original sin was reaffirmed during the Council of Trent (1545-1563) . From then on it adopts an artistic form: the Virgin must appear in a crescent moon, draped in a cloak, floating in the sky surrounded by a multitude of cherubs. Love and its purity are symbolized by roses and lilies while a mirror reflects its virtue. The deep lapislazuli used for the mantle of the Virgin is a very sought-after color. This rare and expensive and expensive pigment was applied on the surface on a blue background made with less expensive pigments, such as indigo or azurite. It was traditionally reserved for sacred images and also symbolized the nobility of the soul. The fiery yellow, and typical of Spanish painting ". "Religious painting, Brest Museum of Fine Arts".