23 June 2019

Chains of Protection

Couple from Salamanca, 1912
Joaquín Sorolla
An image from the brilliant Sorolla: Master of Light exhibition at the National Gallery.
The couple wear their betrothal outfits, the woman resplendent in chains and necklaces of corals, medallions and reliquaries all of which are symbols of protection.
The exhibition closes on 7th July 2019.