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Assumption of the Virgin among the angels
oil painting on canvas
late seventeenth - early eighteenth century
Size (cm): 103 x 76, with frame 117 x 89
In the precious altar presented here, depicting the Assumption of the Virgin, a host of angels accompany the Madonna who is ascending to heaven towards the golden halo that emanates a sense of dominant sense of sacredness and made whole devotion is completed by ' golden halo in which Mary is coming.
Stylistically, the work shows late Baroque character, particularly focused around the maximum of the century Neapolitan painter Francesco Solimena (Canale di Serino, 1657 - Barra, 1747). The brushwork loose and fl uential, the plastic out of the fi gure, but especially the strong chiaroscuro, correspond to the way scenography ca and sentimental Solimena, the result of the ascendancy strong exerted on him by the painting of Mattia Preti and Luca Giordano during his training.
The painting is in excellent condition. Complete with wooden frame carved coeval.
The work is sold accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
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|Height||103.00 cm||(40.55 inches)|
|Width||76.00 cm||(29.92 inches)|
|External Height||116.00 cm||(45.67 inches)|
|External Width||89.00 cm||(35.04 inches)|