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Three Saints
  • Carlo Innocenzo Carlone
    1686–1775
    born: Scaria, Italy ; died: Como, Italy
  • Three Saints, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: diameter 37.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: diameter 14 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Swannie Smith Zink Fund, Elizabeth M. Watkins Fund and The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0066
Description
Literature

Three figures (identified as saints). Bottom right figure is seated with his back to the viewer in a blue tunic with red drapery. He has an open book in his proper left hand. Top center a white bearded man in a yellow and white robe is gesturing with his proper right hand at the book. To the left of him a man with a beard and receding hairline has his proper right hand raised, palm out and fingers extended. He is in a pink and blue robe. The brushworks is loose.