Antique French Holy Prayer Card - "O Généneux Jésus"
This Antique French Holy Card titled "O Généneux Jésus" is a rare and beautiful piece of religious history. Lovingly preserved, it provides an enchanting glimpse into a bygone era of devotion and artistry. Its intricate design and eloquent expression of faith make it a perfect addition to any collection, whether you are a historian, a believer, or an admirer of antique art.
The card is ornately detailed with a lace design that encircles the central image - a delicately hand-colored lithograph print of baby Jesus. He holds a small cross in one hand, symbolizing His future sacrifice, and a basket of wheat in the other, a representation of bounty and life-giving nourishment.
The words "O Généneux Jésus" adorn the card in a classic French script, adding to the nostalgic charm of the piece. This phrase, translated as "O Generous Jesus," evokes a deep sense of appreciation for the benevolent nature of Christ.
Condition: Great condition for its age. No tears or folds.
Dimensions: 4.5" x 3"