CARLO DOLCI
(Florence 1616 – 1687 Florence)
Christ Carrying the Cross and Madonna
ca. 1678
Oil on panel in two (2) parts
12 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches (each)
32.4 x 27 cm
Both inscribed on the reverse of the original stretcher in an old hand, possibly the artist's own, the first: IHS/ Amore/ et/ nostra/ redenzio/ Desideriumand the second AS/ 1678 à 13/ di maggio princi/ piata/ Satisma:/ Maria Ora/ pro nobis pechato/ ribus