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Votive picture: a woman kneeling with crutches, praying to the Virgin and Child. Oil painting.


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On the left the Virgin holding the Christ Child stands in a sunburst within a cloud above the floor of the room. In the centre, the supplicant, a woman in a finely decorated dressing gown, kneels in prayer holding a pair of crutches. Above the bed on the right, a crucifix and a framed painting of two hearts, one the Immaculate heart of the Virgin of the seven sorrows, the other possibly the Sacred heart of Jesus

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1 painting : oil on canvas (?) laid down on millboard ; sight 30.7 x 38.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47311i



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