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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1049955: Early 18th Century Italian Oil On Canvas Painting St Roch

Early 18th Century Italian Oil On Canvas Painting St Roch

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Early 18th Century Italian oil on canvas painting
 
* Italian 18th Century
 
* Oil on Canvas
 
* Painting of St Roch - Catholic Confessor and Patron Saint
 
* W: 58cm (22.8")   H: 71cm (28")   D: 1cm (0.4")
 
This is a beautifully executed oil on canvas painting of Saint Roch who is a Catholic Confessor, known for his miraculous healing powers, especially invoked against the bubonic plague. He is often depicted with a wound on his thigh, which he is said to have acquired while tending to the sick during an epidemic of plague.
 
Saint Roch was born in Montpellier, France, in 1348 and died in Voghera, Italy, in 1376/79. He is venerated as the Patron Saint of several things, including and amongst other things: dogs, invalids, falsely accused people, bachelors, and skin diseases.
Internal Reference: FL029
Antique Number: SA1049955
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Height is 58cm (22.8inches)
Width is 71cm (28.0inches)
Depth is 1cm (0.4inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1049955] was made in the 18th Century:
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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1049955
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