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The importance of this painting, a preparatory sketch
for the fresco on the vault of the church of San Francesco da Paola in Milan, is
also increased by the fact that there are very few similar works by the artist,
better known for his work as a sculptor. Through comparison with other signed and dated murals we can
place this painting in the 1760s.

Details

  • Title: Glory of San Francesco da Paola
  • Creator: Carlo Maria Giudici
  • Date Created: 1760s
  • Location: Castello Sforzesco, Pinacoteca, Milan
  • Physical Dimensions: 133 x 92 cm
  • Provenance: Purchase from  Rizzardo Galli, 1912
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Comune di Milano - Civiche Raccolte Artistiche, Castello Sforzesco, Milano
  • External Link: https://pinacoteca.milanocastello.it/
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Art Genre: Sacred art
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Original title: Gloria di san Francesco di Paola
  • Artist Nationality: Italian
  • Artist Death Place: Milan
  • Artist Death Date: 1804
  • Artist Birth Place: Viggiù, Varese
  • Artist Birth Date: 1723

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