Guido Reni
The Immaculate Conception

Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Twelve stars form a halo over Mary's head and are echoed by a circle of twelve putti enclosing the sun glow. As in the traditional iconography, Mary presses her hands together in prayer, stands on a crescent moon, and is attended by angels. The only missing identifier is the dragon beneath her feet.

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Photographed at the museum by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.