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Madonna and Child with St. Borromeo and St. Lawrence
  • Italy
  • Madonna and Child with St. Borromeo and St. Lawrence, early 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • pen, ink, wash
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 41.3 x 27.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 10 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1948.0026
Description

Female figure (identified as Madonna) at right, sitting on a throne. She is holding a winged, nude child (putto) by her proper right leg. There are two other winged, nude children (putti) in the upper left quadrant of the drawing. There are two male figures (identified as St. Borromeo and St. Lawrence) standing at the feet of the throned woman.