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Madonna Protecting Two Members of a Confraternity

Artist:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1582
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 8 3/8 in. (29.9 x 21.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.78.1(354)
Not on view
Inscription: In border: Color che uniti in charita perfetta/ Menan qua giu' vivendo. i giorni el'hore,/ Fratelli in Christo, dalla sua diletta,/ Madre, raccolti son con santo amore;/ Ella gli custodisce ella gli accetta/ Come suoi figli, et mette in somo honore;/ Ella del mondo a lor dona vittoria,/ E in Ciel gli tira a la beata gloria./ Horatio/ Bertelli/ for.
Possibly Thomas Herbert, eighth earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); By descent to Reginald Herbert, fifteenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire)
Bartsch, XVIII.95.105; De Grazia Bohlin, no. 106; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.102, third state of three
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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