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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Side Chapel, with Figures of Charity, the Virgin, and Saints", ca. 1750

type: Drawing

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A canopy is shown as the frame of a painting over an altar in the center. Laterally are pilasters, the left one showing a candle bracket. An escutcheon is held by two angels in the left bay; "Love" with four children is shown in the right bay. Curtains are in either bay. The Immaculate Conception is shown in the conch, revered by angels and two small saints.




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