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Golden lilies

Painting, July 2019, 65×82 cm

Description of the artwork «Golden lilies»

Charming with their beauty, lilies have a rich history. Few people know that these stunning flowers were the main decoration in the portraits of noble ladies of the Middle Ages. In addition, lilies of various colors are often depicted on the arms of the kings of France, considering it a real symbol of greatness, nobility and beauty. The significance of these beautiful plants can also be emphasized by the fact that in ancient Greek myths they were firmly connected with Hero, Zeus and even Aphrodite. Their beauty was highly appreciated by the gods, lilies were given only to dignitaries. It should be noted that these magnificent flowers were depicted in the hands of saints in literary works of religious subjects. Perhaps no other plant has such a wide celebrity and high authority!
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Art form: Painting

Subject and objects: Still life

Style of art: Symbolism

Technique: Gouache

Materials: Paper

Date of creation: July 2019

Size: 65×82 cm

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