L'Excellence du Rosaire, Hand-colored Engraving. Paris: Chez Basset, [18th century]. Large folio copper-plate engraving on laid paper, hand-colored, small marginal chips and tears, large closed tear at the top, the sheet toned; Virgin Mary holding two rosaries with the Infant Jesus on her lap, and two penitent Benedictines, a monk and nun, kneeling to receive the rosaries from Mary, the nun with a crown of thorns and a white lily, angels around Mary's head, people burning in hell, and a dog with a torch in its mouth, text below, unframed, 27 1/4 x 19 in.
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