3. This piece requires you to have a background of Christianity. In this painting it consists of Mary holding baby Jesus, but if you didn't have any context to this painting you could just see a lady holding a child.
September 8 - The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin - The Feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary has been celebrated in the Church at least since the 8th Century. The Church’s calendar observes the birthdays of only two saints: Saint John the Baptist (June 24), and Mary, Mother of Jesus.