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S. Vincenzo Ferrer

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



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S. Vincenzo Ferrer - (Calabria)

  • Archconfraternity of the SS. Rosary

    Foundation year: 1401

    City: Catanzaro

    Archdiocese: Catanzaro-Squillace

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

    Title: S. Vincenzo Ferrer

    Dimensions: 250 x 190 cm

    Year of execution: XVIII century.

    Author (with year of birth and death): Unknown

    Brief description of the work and author profile: Oil painting  depicting S. Vincenzo Ferrer preaching to the crowd. The saint is depicted with the identification symbols of the crucifix, the flame on his head and the angel wings of the Apocalypse. An angel also carries a branch of lily and another that is near the right hand of the saint pointing to God, holds an open book with the inscription clearly indicating what the saint preaches: Timete / Deum / et date / illi / honorem / quia / venit / hora / Iudij / eius - Fear God and give him honor, for the hour of your judgment is coming.

    Compiled by the Attorney Prof. Sandro Scumaci

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