18th Century Saint Francis of Paola with Cherubs
Delivering from: East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)
St Francis of Paola patron saint of sailors hand painted on silk
St. Francis was regarded as a miracle worker, prophet, and defender of the poor. In 1464 St. Francis wanted to cross the Straits of Messina to reach Sicily, but a boatman refused to take him. St. Francis responded by laying his cloak on the water, tying one end to his staff to make a sail, and then he proceeded to sail across with his companions. Franz Liszt wrote a piece of music inspired by the incident.
Step back in time and immerse yourself in the exquisite beauty of the 18th century with this mesmerizing Spanish hand-painted silk panel. Crafted with immaculate precision and an undeniable artistic flair, this masterpiece transports you to an era of opulence and e
Featuring a captivating depiction of Saint Francis of Paola, surrounded by a heavenly symphony of cherubs and putti charitas, this silk panel is a true testament to the skill and creativity of the artisan. Every stroke of the brush tells a story, capturing the essence of the era while showcasing the profound devotion to faith and charity.
The vibrant colours and intricate details bring the scene to life, evoking a sense of awe and admiration. The delicate embroidery adds an additional layer of sophistication, enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of this remarkable piece.
Adorn your living space with this exceptional work of art and let the rich history and cultural heritage of 18th-century Spain become a focal point of your surroundings. Whether displayed as a standalone piece or incorporated into a larger art collection, this Spanish hand-painted silk panel is sure to captivate the attention of all who lay eyes on it.
Indulge in the luxury of owning a piece of history and elevate your interior decor with this exquisite 18th-century Spanish hand-painted silk panel. Immerse yourself in the beauty and craftsmanship of a bygone era, and let the timeless charm of Saint Francis of Paola and the celestial cherubs transport you to a world of elegance and grace.
Good antique condition, just a little fading in colour, but is expected due to the age.
|Dimensions||21 × 25 cm|
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