The Holy Spirit in the form of a dove descended upon Jesus at His baptism in the river Jordan. In Christian art doves are used to symbolize purity, peace, and reconciliation. The Holy Spirit is now most often depicted in the form of a descending dove.
With tiny, precise pen strokes and careful cross-hatching, Italian artist Alfred Basha captures the complexity of natural life. His drawings interweave animal figures with flora and fauna. Deer antlers are transformed into trees and craggy mountain ranges