The Virgin and Child, Follower of Guido Reni (1575-1642).

Oil on canvas, 21cm by 18cm.

This is a copy after the original painting of circa 1627-8 which is in the Doria Pamphili Gallery, Rome.

Guido Reni was active in Rome, Naples and his native Bologna, where he was a leading artist of the Bolognese School.

He established two studios in the city, which between them had almost two hundred pupils, through whom his influence was assured.


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