Virgin of the Adoption
…by the famous artist Dominique Ingres
Beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary by the famous French artist Dominique Ingres(1780-1867). This oil on canvas painting was completed in 1858 and painted for Mademoiselle Roland-Gosselin. The painting shows a beautiful young women in a blue robe, looking pensive with a nearby table holding what appears to be a book and a bouquet of lilies.