Madonna of San Sisto

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Madonna of San Sisto a famous painting by Raphael Santi, now at Dresden, representing the Virgin and Child in glory, St Sixtus on the left, St Barbara on the right, and two cherubs below
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Usage

In literature:

His aunt's portrait was no longer there; in its place hung the photogravure of the Madonna di San Sisto.
"Audrey Craven" by May Sinclair
The gem of the collection is Raphael's "Madonna di San Sisto," for which a room is set apart.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
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