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This dear scene illustrates that May is the month of Our Lady. Traditionally Catholics will crown Mary Queen during May. The girls in this picture have gathered flowers and are making garlands to decorate a picture of Mary, making a shrine for her and crowning her Queen of their home.
We don’t know what the artist’s intentions were, but we can’t help but think of the Martin family when we look at this warm-hearted depiction. The happy Catholic family, the five girls, the littlest one reminding us of St. Therese.
Joan Brull i Vinyoles (1863–1912, also Juan Brull Viñolas) was a famous painter from Barcelona. He studied in Paris and painted with a dreamy style, often doing painterly illustrations that hover between Impressionism and Symbolism. This is our favorite of his works, along with two other Catholic-themed paintings which we are also quite fond of, another Month de Maria and a beautiful Christmas picture.
– 8.5 x 11" or 11x14" acid-free paper
– Archival pigments, rated to last for generations.
– Cardboard backer
– Above story of the art
– Enclosed in a tight-fitting, crystal clear bag.
The art is long out of copyright and is now in the public domain. We print it on special, acid-free art paper with archival quality inks, rated to last for generations without fading when kept dry and out of the direct sun.
IMPORTANT!!! The image is smaller than the paper.
Standard size. Easy to find a ready-made frame at your local Hobby Lobby. If you're sending this as a gift and would like us to frame it for you, please convo and we'll make special arrangements for you.
You might also be interested in original Catholic art and jewelry by me, Sue Kouma Johnson, available all over this shop! Thanks!