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An altar, surmounted by a statue of the Virgin surrounded by votive offerings; in the foreground, sick or troubled people praying. Woodcut, 16--.

Date
[between 1600 and 1699?]

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Credit: An altar, surmounted by a statue of the Virgin surrounded by votive offerings; in the foreground, sick or troubled people praying. Woodcut, 16--. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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The Virgin stands within an arch with the Christ Child, both crowned. Around the arch and on the wall to the sides are hearts, swaddled babies, crutches, legs, arms, etc. Left and right, figures of St Peter and Saint Paul. Below, an altar decorated with Salomonic columns, a crown, figures of Jesus Christ resurgent and crucified, and of the Annunciation

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1600 and 1699?]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut ; sheet 33.3 x 24.4 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 643133i

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