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Madonna of the Rosary

Archconfraternity of the SS. Rosario - Archdiocese of Bari-Bitonto

Bitonto - (BA)

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  • Archconfraternity  SS. Rosary

    Foundation year: 1629

    City: Bitonto (BA)

    Archdiocese: Bari-Bitonto

    Artistic artefact (canvas, fresco, statue, etc.): Processional statue

    Title: Madonna of the Rosary

    Dimensions: 150 cm

    Year of execution: 1634

    Author (with year of birth and death): Giovanni Bernardino Azzolino (1572-1645)

    Brief description of the work and of the author's profile: The simulacrum is depicted in the post lepantina regal-victorious iconography. The Virgin holds the blessing baby Jesus in her left hand and the rosary and a floral wreath in her right hand. Both wear a silk fault gown with silver thread embroidery, complete with a long milk white cloak.

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