Excellent oil painting depicting the Saint Aloysius Gonzaga. Italian school, late 18. or early 19. Century. The work of an unknown master, excellent done.
Wonderful face of great purity. St Aloysius is shown as a young man wearing a black cassock and white rocket. The painter shows him with two of his attributes, the lily, referring to innocence and the cross, referring to piety and sacrifice.
Oil on canvas. The painting in very good condition for the age. It is relined on a new scratcher, has some professional done restoration (special the vertical borders). For more stabilization of this work is the back side waxed.
Very good preserved colors. Fine age crazing.
Measurements: 18.6 x 24.8 inches. Offered without frame.
Item ID: REL_GONZAGA_6350DT