The Virgin of Ittre with the Christ Child, crowned and holding the orb and sceptre. Oil painting, 1637.
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Ittre in Belgium holds a statue of the Virgin (Notre-Dame d'Ittre) venerated for having arrested a plague epidemic in the 14th century. An inscription on the painting states that invocation of her name has relieved a sick person in 1637. Christ holds the orb while the Virgin holds the sceptre