Mid-18th Century Italian Mary Magdalene Lombard School Oil on Canvas Painting
A mid-18th century Italian school oil on canvas religious painting, depicting the Penitent Mary Magdalene with long hair, wearing a red drape, with folded hands and looking upwards, praying seated near a table showing the attribute of the oil vase and the attributes despised after redemption such as earrings and pearl necklace.
Set in a later gilt wood frame dating back to early 20th century, this Italian religious painting is in good age related condition; canvas has been relined with new frame and shows old restorations.
It comes from a Milanese private collection.
Height 61 cm canvas only, 74,5 cm framed.
Width: 50 cm canvas only, 64 cm framed.
height: 61 (74,5) cm
width: 50 (64) 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
18th Century Italian Maiolica Nativity, a lovely Circular Relief Devotional Plaque in polychrome Majolica dating back to 18th century, depicting a round Nativity. The kneeling Virgin with a blue mantle, in an attitude of prayer, with her clasped hands in front of the Child; behind him, we find the donkey and ox heads and two more figures of winged angels, with a celestial drape, on the left of the plaque.
Saint Joseph is kneeling on the right, behind the Madonna, with one hand on his face. Two other undefined figures in relief on the white background, presumably of angels, surmount the composition of this ancient majolica.
Probably walled in origin, this majolica relief has a circular shape, measuring 42 cm in diameter, it is of Umbrian origin (Central Italy) and comes from a private collection in Milan. It shows breaks, chips and losses, consistent with use and age of 1700; it is applied on a wooden disk.
Oil on canvas religious painting depicting the Virgin with Child, dating back to second half of 19th century, it is a replica after Raphael's Madonna of the Chair, the famous Madonna della Seggiola, the Renaissance work painted around 1513, housed in the Palazzo Pitti collection in Florence. In good condition, this unframed religious painting comes from a private collection in Milan. The work shows Mary seated on a chair, turned toward the observer, a robe from the red drapery and a shawl with vertical embroidery, the Child, narrow, in a tender embrace. Madonna bowed his head toward his son, touching his head and creating a lovely and sweet atmosphere. In the background on the left you can discover a blue curtain. The work is of good painting execution, attention to detail and painted in warm colors that make it a religious painting by extreme pleasantness; It shows old restorations and it has been lined on a new stretcher. Measures: Height 70 cm Width 58 cm.