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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) → Cant. 7:9: Sponsus: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens, pulchra ut luna, electa ut sol, terribilis ut ... acies ... (Bridegroom: Who is she that cometh forth as the morning...) → Second part of verse: Pulchra ut luna, electa ut sol
→ Not referring to the Virgin Mary
→ Referring to the Virgin Mary