The Virgin and the Unicorn, Anonymous, 15th century. ~*~ If a virgin is lead to a place where the unicorn has been seen and left there, the unicorn, upon seeing her will run to her, rest its head in her lap and fall asleep. This was how the unicorn was frequently captured and killed.
Pierre Oliver Joseph
Unicorn with colored wings
The Apparition, by Gustave Moreau, 1874-1876. Watercolor on paper, Musée du Louvre, Paris. - Symbolism