A midwife wrapping the Virgin Mary in swaddling clothes after receiving her first bath; Anne is recuperating in bed. Engraving by C. Faucci, 1764, after G.B. Cipriani after Pietro da Cortona.
- Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669.
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The birth of the Virgin. From the original picture painted by Pietro da Cortona in the collection of Rob.t Cary esq. Size of the picture 1 f. 8½ i. by 2 f. 5 i. in height. Pietro da Cortona pinxt. Joan: Baptista de Cipriani del. Carlo Fauccÿ sculpt.
London (Cheapside) : J. Boydell engraver, 1764.
1 print : line engraving ; platemark 49.1 x 34.1 cm
Wellcome Library no. 21522i