Sunday, July 9, 2017

Madonna in the Garden - The Holy Family by Hendrick van Balen (Dutch, c 1574-5-1632)

Illustrated manuscripts & early depictions of landscapes in portrayals of Biblical gardens give us a glimpse of gardens - real, symbolic, familiar, & imagined by artists & their clients during those periods. 

Hendrick van Balen (Dutch, c 1574-5-1632) The Holy Family in a Garden Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers