Untitled engraving [Virgin Mary] Pansies symbolize our thoughts and forget-me-nots, remembrance Bouasse Lebel 186
I breathed the fragrance of their virtue, and drew them to myself to form the heart of my Mother.
Bouasse Lebel 103
Rose Mystérieuse

The Lord is my portion.

Obtain for us, between God and ourselves, the dearest affections.
A. Saintin, Paris Geoffoi, S.C.
Mary, Queen of Lilies
More brilliant than the roses, more pure than the lilys,
your heavenly fragrance has touched the heart of God.
Saintin 372
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]
St. Mary
Untitled engraving [garden enclosed]
Untitled engraving [fountain of grace] A. Saintin
Mother Incorruptible
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
collage - 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. Regnault

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.
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

Saint Mary