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Madonna and Child with Saints Francis and Dominic and Angels 

by Giulio Cesare Procaccini

This altarpiece shows the Institution of the Rosary, established by Saint Dominic (1170–1221) in the thirteenth century. The devotion was particularly popular in seventeenth-century Italy. The tight composition and brilliant brushwork are characteristic of Procaccini’s style, which evolved under the influence of work by Ludovico Carracci and Parmigianino. [br] Notes: A c...
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art