October 1st, 2005

My Vittoria!

Anonymous Neapolitan artist’s altarpiece fresco Madonna of Mercy (second decade of the sixteenth century), Church of San Francesco or Sant’ Antonio di Padova, from the Island of Ischia, showing Colonna on the bottom right holding a book and her aunt by marriage, Costanza d’Avalos, on the left. Photograph courtesy John Palcewski.

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