Symbols of Adultery (detail)

Rault Brothers, Rennes, France

1960

(Same as previous comment)
This heart is the human heart, lacking the thorns and flames of Jesus' heart in the previous photo.

The rose is purple, the colour of passion. Thorns entangle our heart; always vulnerable to the temptations of the flesh; the serpent is, of course, the Devil.

Symbols of Adultery (detail)