The Blessing and Coronation of a Queen Consort

Book Title: Sacrarvm caeremoniarvm sive Ritvvm ecclesiasticorvm S. Rom. ecclesiae. : libri tres

Author: Patrizi Piccolomini, Agostino, ca. 1435-1496

Image Title: The Blessing and Coronation of a Queen Consort

Description: This engraving illustrates the blessing and coronation of a queen consort. The queen kneels before the metropolitan bishop while he anoints her hands and arms with the oil of catechumens. The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti.

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