Providentia. Providit ille maximus Mundi Parens, Cum tam rapaces cerneret Fati minas, Ut damna semper sobole repararet nove. Sen. Hip. 27.
E Tabula Romae in Capitolio asservata.
Engraving, very large margins. Plate 425 x 293mm (16¾ x 11½"). Water stain lower left of margin.
Allegory of Providence; a seated female suckling a child and looking up at a cherub leaning on her shoulder; at her feet, a putto carrying a torch and another a cornucopia and handing fruits to his companions. From "Schola Italica Picturae sive Selectae Quaedam Summorum e Schola Italica Pictorum Tabulae Aere Incisae Cura et Impensis Gavini Hamilton Pictoris", a series of forty plates.
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