Carl Josef Ruff
The Immaculate Heart of Mary

Circa 1900
Reverse painting on glass, 17¼ x 13 in. (43.5 x 33 cm.)

In this modern version of the Immaculate Heart type, the flaming heart is encircled by a garland of roses, there is no sword, and the figure holds a stalk of lilies. The German couplet translates to "Take to heart, o sinner, my love and my pain."

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