18th century religious painting, Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Ancient Italian painting from the second half of the 18th century. Oil on canvas work depicting Saint Catherine of Alexandria with her iconographic attributes, the palm of martyrdom and the wheel. In fact, according to tradition, the Saint was martyred with the torture of the toothed wheel in Alexandria, Egypt by order of the Emperor, given the young woman's refusal to convert to paganism. A painting of great pictorial quality, note the masterful creation of the drapery and the details of the hairstyle. Non-coeval frame in wood and plaster, finely carved and gilded, beautifully decorated. It has an ancient wax stamp on the back, probably identifying it as belonging to an important collection or trust. Painting that has undergone restoration with color recovery in some small points, overall in good state of conservation. Sight size H 66 x W 61 cm

Sizes: H 91 x L 87 x P 8 cm

Technique: Oil on canvas

Age: 18th century

Cod: 10862

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