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Madonna and Child with Saints Andrew and Simon Stock
  • Francesco Zugno
    1709–1787
    active: Italy
  • Madonna and Child with Saints Andrew and Simon Stock, 1737–1740
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 208.6 x 146.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 82 1/8 x 57 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0043
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Figures in an interior. Full-length female figure (identified as the Virgin Mary) holds two rectangle objects suspended by cords (identified as a scapular) in her proper right hand. She is supporting a seminude childe (identified as Jesus) in her proper left hand. She is wearing a dress and head covering. They are elevated on a square pedestal with two fluted columns in the background. A full-length male figure (identified as Saint Simon Stock) has his hands at chest-height, fingertips touching in the bottom right. A full-length male figure (identified as Saint Andrew) has his proper left hand on his chest and the other extended, palm up in the lower left. There is a censor, a footed bowl, and a book on the steps in the foreground. Sky in the background in the top left quadrant.