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Titular painting of Our Lady of Graces of Żabbar. The 1715 painting by amazing Alessio Erardi, of Our Lady holding Child Jesus who is blessing the souls in Purgatory, and releasing the slaves by means of an angel who is removing their chains. The figure of St John the Baptist who accompanies Our Lady of Grace in the iconography is represented by means of a ship from the Order of St John on her right and St. Bernard on her left, the saint who carries the name of the benefactor who commissioned the painting,  Bernard Piscopo Macedonia, as can be seen by his family’s crest on the bottom left part of the painting | Courtesy of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces, Żabbar