11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

L'Excellence du Rosaire

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


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.
Estimate $100-150

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