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  • The SS. Name of Jesus

    Archconfraternity M. SS. of the Rosary  -  Archdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace



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    The SS. Name of Jesus - (Calabria)

    • Archconfraternity of the SS. Rosary

      Foundation year: 1401

      City: Catanzaro

      Archdiocese: Catanzaro-Squillace

      Artistic artefact (canvas, fresco, statue, etc.): Altarpiece

      Title: The SS. Name of Jesus

      (photo 1 Altarpiece; photo 2 detail, St. Peter)

      Dimensions: 140 x 80 cm

      Year of execution: XVIII century.

      Author (with year of birth and death): Biagio De Vico

      Brief description of the work and of the author profile: Oil painting on canvas depicting the Infant Jesus blessing in full length  between clouds and little angels. it is in the center of the canvas, under a 4-rod canopy supported by equally angels. In the lower register of the painting the saints are depicted with their attributes, St. Peter praying with the keys and St. Paul pointing to the Child with the sword. The gilded frame is from the 19th century and decorated with a continuous border of ovules and darts in succession.

      Compiled by the Attorney Prof. Sandro Scumaci

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