<em>Painted Medallion in Locket Frame
Recto: Our Lady of Carmel Above a Soul in Purgatory
Verso: Virgin of the Immaculate Conception Crowned as the Queen of Heaven
</em>, 19th century. Paint, metal leaf and toned paper used in a reverse-painting technique, Including loop for suspension: 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in. (9.5 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, Frank Sherman Benson Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 48.206.34. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.206.34_view2_SL4.jpg)

Painted Medallion in Locket Frame Recto: Our Lady of Carmel Above a Soul in Purgatory Verso: Virgin of the Immaculate Conception Crowned as the Queen of Heaven

Medium: Paint, metal leaf and toned paper used in a reverse-painting technique

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: Including loop for suspension: 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in. (9.5 x 6.7 x 0.5 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

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Accession Number: 48.206.34

Image: 48.206.34_view2_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Paint on tin; tin frame. Rectangular religious medallion. Tin frame holding paintings under two pieces of glass; paintings appear to be on tin sheet. Obverse: our Lady of Mercy seated on a cloud with the Christ Child on her lap, extends her right hand holding a scapular in extended right hand. Two angels flank Mary’s head, also shown seated on clouds. Reverse: Trinity depicted as three identical bearded young men seated on clouds above and to left, right, and behind Virgin; left and right figures hold gilt scepters, and gilt crown between them ( above Virgin’s head). Virgin wears red dress with gilt pattern, blue cape with silver pattern, stands on crescent. Tin frame has attached border of serrated and continuously twisted metal band; loop at top center (for chain).

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