The work, originally on the high altar of the Church of Saint Margaret, is one of Scarsellino's greatest masterpieces, as well as a source of inspiration for artists like Ludovico Carracci.


  • Title: Martyrdom of Saint Margaret
  • Creator: Ippolito Scarsella
  • Date: 1611
  • Location: Musei di Arte Antica (deposit ASP - Azienda Serivizi alla Persona, Ferrara)
  • Physical Dimensions: 246,5 x 156,5 cm
  • Provenance: Saint Margaret’s Orphanage for girls
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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