for my tree:
(my very own beech tree)
..the rare virtues it indicates:
permanence, honesty, and indestructibility,
are generally held to be those of friendship..
(and love & marriage)
Posted on November 14, 2009 in cesare ripa, emblemata, engraving | Permalink
Posted on August 28, 2009 in cesare ripa, emblemata, iconographia, stags | Permalink