PROCACCINI, Giulio Cesare
(b. 1574, Bologna, d. 1625, Milano)

Madonna and Child with Sts Francis and Dominic and Angels

Oil on canvas, 257 x 143 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The picture shows the Institution of the Rosary which, according to tradition, was established by Saint Dominic in the thirteenth century. It was commissioned for the Chapel of Sts Francis and Dominic in the church of the Madonna dei Miracoli at Corbetta, near Milan.