The title for this painting comes from the refrain of a popular song “Ye Shepherds Tell Me” by Joseph Mazzinghi, a pastoral glee for a trio of male voices, which mentions Flora wearing “A wreath around her head, around her head she wore, / Carnation, lily, lily, rose”.
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The third portrait of a girl in a row!
This painting became popularly known as “The Age of Innocence”.
Enjoy these wonderful portraits of rural Swiss people of the 19th century.