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Image of Saints with Cherubs and the Virgin

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William Sharp
British (1749 - 1824) Primary

After
Guido Reni
Italian (active 1575 - 1642) Secondary

After
Joshua Reynolds
British (1723 - 1792) Secondary



Saints with Cherubs and the Virgin

Late 17th century - early 18th century
Engraving on wove paper

Composition
23 in. x 15 1/2 in. (58.42 cm x 39.37 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.3.131
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: British
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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  • British - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."
  • Christianity - Refers to the world religion and culture that developed in the first century CE, driven by the teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Its roots are in the Judaic tradition and the Old Testament. The tenets include a belief in the death and redemptive resurrection of Jesus. The religion incorporates a tradition of faith, ritual, and a form of church authority or leadership.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • putti - Motifs representing chubby, sometimes winged and naked figures of little boys, derived from Greco-Roman depictions of Eros. Common in art from Renaissance through the 18th century.
  • religion and mythology
  • saints - People recognized by others as holy persons; in various religions, the dead who are believed to be in Heaven. In the Roman and Eastern Catholic churches, people who are formally recognized by the Church as having had exceptional holiness of life and therefore an exalted station in heaven, and who have often been formally canonized.

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  • Composition Dimensions: 23 x 15 1/2 in. (58.42 x 39.37 cm)

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/162678 |title=Saints with Cherubs and the Virgin |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/17/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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