These four pictures of the Japanese Madonna are all part of a work called a kakejiku (hanging picture). Within a fold-out frame, there is a place to display one of the pictures at a time. The four pictures of the Blessed Mother and the Holy Child are to be interchanged according to the traditional "viewing" seasons:
 


Madonna of the Cherry Blossoms (spring)


Madonna of the Bamboo Grove (summer)
 


Madonna of the Moon (autumn)


Madonna of the Snow (winter)

 

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