S. Catharina. 17.
Napoli in Aedibus Regus vulos a Cap di Monte.
Engraving, very large margins. Plate 330 x 241mm (13 x 9½"). Water stain lower left of margin.
The Marriage of Saint Catherine; the Virgin, sitting on the ground, holding the Child on her lap; Catherine kneeling before them, holding a palm frond in one hand, and extending the other which is grasped by Mary and Jesus; the Child looking up at Mary; a sword on the ground; trees and a landscape in the background. The original painting in in the Gallerie Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples. 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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