Friday, October 26, 2018

Open Book


Burgos Cathedral

An open book signifies education, knowledge and wisdom. Apostles and saints are often shown with open books. Likewise, the Virgin Mary is frequently shown holding an open book, symbolic of her submission to God's holy law.

8 comments:

  1. That is a nice sculpture with that open book and holding her child's hand.

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  2. A lot of expression in both faces.

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  3. A bit more simple than what you've been showing lately!

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  4. Tengo el ordenador averiado y tus últimas entradas las he visto desdd el smartphone. Muy buena continuación de la serie de esta catedral.

    Besos

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