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Saint Francis of Assisi Preaching
Saint Francis of Assisi Preaching
Date:
1602
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
34.4 x 24.1 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ILR in the plate: Raphael Schiaminossius a Burgo S.S. inventor. F.;
ILC in the plate: Divus ab excelso clamans du(m) sacra recenset/ Franciscus, populi corda reversa premit/ ad clarissimu(m) viru(m) D. Benedictu(m) Titiu(m). a Burgo Sancti Sepul./ Raphael Schiaminossius in observantiae signum D.;
Watermark: Visible but unidentifiable;
Provenance:
Colnaghi, stock cat. 2, no. 265;
LL verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 82)
Sopher 17th c. catalogue no. 82

Accession Number:
1985.1.467
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

St. Francis, holding up a crucifix, preaches to the crowds from a small rock before a brilliant sun on the horizon. In the foreground a woman turns to face the viewer while a child on her lap feeds a dog.