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Italy
Bologna
Bologna (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza San Domenico

Colonna da Beata Vergine del Rosario

Our Lady of the Rosary Column

Our Lady of the Rosary, also known as Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary in relation to the Rosary
(Wikipedia)
Guido Reni
1632

Bologna /  Colonna da Beata Vergine del Rosario   Bologna /  Colonna da Beata Vergine del Rosario

Description

Marble statue of St. Mary with Child on a brick column. The statue was erected as thank for saving the population of the plague in 1630.

Inscription(s)

SANCTISSIMÆ REGINÆ
GAUDIJ DOLORIS EI GLORIÆ
a d[omi]nicanæ familiæ studiosis
suppeditatio ære
post eliminatam pestem
civiate bononiæ
joseph pasqualini bonon. convelis
sedulitas
hoc monumentum statuit
anno ab orbe redempto
m dc xxxii.
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sumptibus conventus
s. dominici
reparatur
anno m dcc xxv.
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..ACINTHVS ANGELVS MARIA CELLE
sodalis dominicianvs
pr....cltvm mariae sanctae rosalis proveniendo
..ibvsq sacrarii eivs administrandis
ex pecvnia arcae marianae
et ex coniatione mvnicipii bonon.
prorvmqve civivm
statva et colvmna
....ram inivria deformatas
veteris titvlis ristitvtis
rvrsvm instavrandas cvravit
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m dccc xxxxi

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Location N 44°29'23" E 11°20'40"

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