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Saint Mary (the Blessed Virgin) with angels and the doctors of the Church consulting upon the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin. Engraving by W. Sharp, 1785, after G. Farington after G. Reni.

  • Reni, Guido, 1575-1642.
Septr. 1st, 1785
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About this work


At the top is the Tetragrammaton. In the foreground, Saint Jerome and Saint Augustine, behind them are Saint Ambrose, Saint Gregory the Great, Saint Gregory Nazianzen and Saint John Chrysotostom (identifications from the Hermitage online catalogue)


London (in Cheapside) : Publish'd ... by John Boydell, engraver, Septr. 1st, 1785

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 64.4 x 42.8 cm


The doctors of the church consulting upon the Immaculateness of the Virgin. In the Gallery at Houghton. Size of the picture 6F 0I by 8F 11I high. St. Luke, chap. 1, verse. 49. Guido Reni pinxit ; George Farington delint. ; Willm. Sharp sculpsit


[State with full lettering]


Wellcome Library no. 10844i

Reproduction note

After: a painting formerly at Houghton Hall, Norfolk; latterly in the Hermitage, St Petersburg



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