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Saint Jerome Emiliani Takes Care of an Orphan

Scarsellino1595-1600

Musei di Arte Antica di Ferrara

Musei di Arte Antica di Ferrara
Ferrara

The canvas, dating from around 1600, embodies the spirit of the place for which it was created, the Orphanage of Mercy. It portrays in fact, the moment in which the saint, founder of the order of the Somaschi Fathers, takes care of an orphaned boy or girl.

Details

  • Title: Saint Jerome Emiliani Takes Care of an Orphan
  • Creator: Ippolito Scarsella
  • Date: 1595-1600
  • Location: Musei di Arte Antica (deposit ASP - Azienda Serivizi alla Persona, Ferrara)
  • Physical Dimensions: 102 x 114 cm
  • Provenance: Orphans of the Misericordia
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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