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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Virgin and child with Saints.", First half 17th century

type: Drawing

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The Virgin sits with Child behind her, standing on a pedestal upon steps. Beside the group are two angels one of them carrying a cardinal's hat. Beside the pedestal stand at left a bishop with a book and crozier, at right St. Cecilia. In front of the pedestal are St. John the Baptist standing, St. Jerome sitting and visiting St. Thomas Aquinas kneeling in the background, above.


Charles Mellin


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