17th-Century Follower of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
17th-Century Follower of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

The Madonna of Loreto

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17th-Century Follower of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
The Madonna of Loreto
oil on copper
14 x 11 1/8 in. (35.5 x 28.2 cm.)

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Lot Essay

The present work, which shows pilgrims worshiping the Madonna and Christ Child at the Holy House of Loreto, repeats the composition of Caravaggio's famous painting of c. 1604-1606 in the Cavatelli Chapel at the church of Sant'Agostino in Rome.
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