• SPRING 16-18C Children with Flowers - real & symbolic

    4 days ago - By It's About Time

    1580s Attributed to Adriaen van der Linde c.1560-1609
    During the Renaissance 1400-1700, nature was viewed as a reflection of the divine, & flowers often were seen as reflections of Christian morals. During the Medieval period 5C - 15C, many gardens were created with spiritual & religious symbolism in mind. An intricate & almost clandestine language based on flower symbolism developed, & flowers in paintings sometimes became associated with emotion, morals, & ideology.Symbolic & Religious Meaning of FlowersRed Carnation = romantic love.Daisy = innocence.Hyacinth = prudence & peace of...
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