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Madonna of SS. Rosary. Principal co-patroness of the city of Catanzaro

Archconfraternity M. SS. of the Rosary  -  Archdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace



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Madonna of the SS. Rosario - (Calabria)

  • Archconfraternity of the SS. Rosary

    Foundation year: 1401

    City: Catanzaro

    Archdiocese: Catanzaro-Squillace

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

    Title: Madonna del SS. Rosary. Principal co-patron of the city of Catanzaro

    Dimensions: h cm 198

    Year of execution: XIX century.

    Author (with year of birth and death): Unknown

    Brief description of the work and of the author's profile: Made as a mannequin with face, hands and feet in painted wood. He also has painted eyes and his face has kept the original painting. She is equipped with several silk dresses with cloak. The statue is completed by a star with a diameter of 93 cm, the crescent, the three roses in her hand, the crown in silver foil. The wig with long hair with curls in silk waste and the crown of the prayer of the SS. Amber rosary and with silver terminal medal dated 1879.

    Compiled by the Attorney Prof. Sandro Scumaci

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