Most Holy Virgin
Mary, Queen of Lilies
More brilliant than the roses, more pure than the lilys,
your heavenly fragrance has touched the heart of God.
Under the sweet influence of her radiance,
the lilies of innocence grow and the flowers of other virtues.
Bouasse Lebel 632
untitled painting [Virgin in prayer]
Untitled engraving [garden enclosed]
Untitled engraving [fountain of grace]
My flowers are the fruit of glory.
She is a garden enclosed and a fountain sealed.
~ Canticles 4:12
J.P. Camus Bertin a Paris
hand colored and hand made - circa mid 19th cent.
She is the joy of the just and the hope of sinners.
Bouasse Lebel 806
Mother of the Angels
Virgin most pure, pray for us.
I have chosen Him!
The Lord is my portion.
Bouasse Lebel 784
Mary Model of Purity and Humility
Bouasse Lebel 582 Fils aine ed. (eldest son)
Oh, how beautiful is Mary!
Her heart is the temple of the Holy Spirit
Bouasse Lebel 673
All her beauty is interior.
JESUS CHRIST IS MY LIFE
To listen to Him, to imitate Him... to love Him; this is the secret of my happiness.
Painted by Lebrun after Abbot Olier. Engraved by Larichardiere