The Holy Mother is enchanted by the beauty of the forest.

Everything that lives in the forest rushes to greet her, and even wild juniper berries cling to her robe. All of nature wants to touch the Madonna.

(Jerzy Harasymowicz, Lesna Madonna)

The Madonna is presented as an integral part of nature. She blends into the forest scene in an autumn-colored cape and gown. The underside of her gown mirrors the gills of the mushrooms that grow alongside her path. Her crown is decorated with juniper berries. The animals have no fear of her; the birds sit on her shoulders. The European red squirrels which leap towards her are a common sight in Poland.

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