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Vision of Saint Charles Borromeo
  • Agostino Santagostino
    circa 1635–1706
    active: Italy
  • Vision of Saint Charles Borromeo, late 1600s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 30.8 x 39.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 12 1/8 x 15 11/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 17 1/2 x 21 x 2 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0071
Label Text

Figures in an interior. Kneeling figure (identified as Saint Charles Borromeo) in a bishop's robes with both hands at the chest before an open book. Winged figure/angel above him with proper left hand raised and proper right hand open, palm up. Full-length winged figure/angel left with back to the viewer. Loose brushwork. Pendant to Saint Charles Borromeo in Ecstasy 1950.0072