|| 'The Two Trinities' by Murillo.
|| First Day Cover - 11 October 1965
|... 3d (137a)|
1965 marked a return to the old masters theme featuring 'The Heavenly
and Earthly Trinities (The Pedroso Murillo)' by Bartolome Esteban
The subject of the painting is comparatively rare, derived
from the Gospel episode of the return of Jesus from the Temple with Mary
and Saint Joseph. The three figures form an 'earthly' trinity while
the dove and the figure of God the Father form the 'heavenly'
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|The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume VI || Edited by D. E. G. Naish FRPSNZ and K. J. McNaught FRPSNZ FRPSL|| Publsihed 1975 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated|
| Pages 207 - 208|
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