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Saint Charles Borromeo sells the Principality of Oria

Giuseppe Bertini1855

Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano

Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano
Milano, Italy

Stained-glass window V42 of Milan Duomo was made by Giuseppe Bertini in 1855. The work depicts Saint Charles Borromeo at the time of the sale of the principality of Oria, a strip of land belonging to his family located in Apulia, from which he obtained 40,000 scudi that were destined for the poor.

Details

  • Title: Saint Charles Borromeo sells the Principality of Oria
  • Creator: Giuseppe Bertini
  • Creator Lifespan: 1825/1898
  • Creator Death Place: Milano
  • Creator Birth Place: Milano
  • Date: 1855
  • Location: Milan Duomo
  • Physical Dimensions: larghezza metri 2.46, altezza metri 6.20
  • Type: stained glass window
  • Medium: glass and lead
  • Position: Counter-façade

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