Noel Treacy

Noel Treacy

Posted on 09/12/2010


Photo taken on August 14, 2010



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Virgin and Child with Goldfinch
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Virgin and Child with Goldfinch

Virgin and Child with Goldfinch
the bird struggling to escape from Jesus's hand is the goldfinch which feeds on thistle seed, a plant associated with the crown of thorns; the finch is thus a symbol and portent of Christ's death on the cross.

collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O96291/statue-virgin-and-child/

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