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The Virgin, Star of the Sea at Caen, venerated by pilgrims and sick people. Woodcut.

Date
[between 1800 and 1899]

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Description

Roundels to left and right illustrate the history and miracles of the effigy (the latest dated 1773). The people praying before the effigy include a pilgrim (left) and a man on crutches (right). Around the statue hang votive offerings: an arm, a leg, and hearts

Publication/Creation

Caen (rue des Teinturiers, No 6.) : Alphonse Picard, Imprimeur en taille-douce, [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut ; image 46.7 x 35.5 cm

Lettering

Sainte Marie, Mere de Dieu priez pour nous. Notre-Dame de grace, étoile de la Mer, protectrice des Matelots et des passagers, c'est dans cette chapelle que, par l'intercession de la Ste. Vierge, les pécheurs reçoivent leur conversion, ...

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32541i

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Language

  • French



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