Italian Retablo Icon Painting on Metal
Saint & Child
Age 19th Century
Antique Collectible Retablo depicting Saint & Child. Icons were placed above household alters to venerate the Saints. In the 1800's retablos, sacred images painted on sheets of tin coated iron, of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Saints and other religious figures, became popular with the introduction of tin as an affordable medium.
Dimensions: 10" wide x 14" tall
Icon was found in Paris, France
- This retablo is not perfect. There is loss to the paint and corners are bent, as shown in pictures.
PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A GENUINE ANTIQUE/VINTAGE PIECE. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE ITEMS CAN RARELY BE DESCRIBED AS PERFECT. BY NATURE OF THE FACT THAT THEY ARE OLD THERE ARE USUALLY SOME SIGNS OF WEAR COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AND USE. PLEASE READ THE ITEM DESCRIPTION & VIEW ALL PHOTOS CAREFULLY. PHOTOS ARE A PART OF THE DESCRIPTION.
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