Christ Child as Salvator Mundi 18th Century Italian oil on Canvas Painting
An antique 18th century Italian painting depiting the figure of the infant Christ as Salvator Mundi, in a cloudy sky, loosely draped, holding the celestial globe in His left hand and a crucifix in the right hand.
With His right foot he subdues the head of a winged dragon that seems to have a resigned look.
The painting represents the victory of Faith over evil, a matter underlined by the Light illuminating Christ Child contrasting the darkness of the background. The painting has been lined, dates back to 1700 and is in good condition. Framed with a linear silver-leaf wooden frame of the same period.
height: 75 (85) cm
width: 60 (69.5) cm
Early 18th century oil on canvas painting with figures, within a modern giltwood frame. Good age related condition, this large antique painting comes from a villa of Milan.
The figures are portrayed on a patio in a farewell, the two figures on the left in the foreground embrace, he is armed with a sword, while the female figure on the right carries a basket of precious and valuable pots; Beyond the balustrade, other figures are moving crates, as if the young man were leaving. In the background, vegetation and buildings.
Measure: Height 75 cm Width 99 cm.
The work depicts St. James, recognizable by the attributes of the book and the obstinate determination of the apostle, guided and illuminated by his faith. The painting is in good age related condition; we desume the canvas was originally oval, see picture below, then relined in rectangular with new frame. It comes from a Milanese private collection. Set in a modern giltwood frame measuring 88 h. by 77 w. by 6 cm.Period: 1880