Within this bouquet of exquisite roses, faces from three generations of a family can be seen. In the roses at the far right of the painting are the faces of the grandfather and grandmother. Further left within the bouquet are the faces of the young couple, engaged in a kiss. A baby gazes upward from the rose furthest to the left. Thus the generations of a family are depicted as roses, eternal symbols of purity. The book, the candle and the apples symbolize the knowledge, blessings and spiritual fruits that are passed down through generations.