Cod: 308332
Antique oil painting on canvas depicting the mystical marriage of Saint Catherine. Naples 19th century.
Period: 18th century
Description: Antique oil painting on canvas depicting the mystical marriage of Saint Catherine. The work is rich in iconographic inventions and in tune with full-bodied and bright colors, with effects of great preciousness.The mystical marriage of Saint Catherine, to which the Child, held by Mary in a dazzling red robe with blue lapels, is inserting the Wedding ring. Catherine's status as a bride of Jesus is evidenced by the sumptuous gown, with the huge puffed sleeves, and the magnificence of the jewels worn, including an intricate hairstyle, a strand of pearls with a ruby pendant and pearl drop earrings. The scene is witnessed by an angel with a piercing frontal portrait