Attributed to Pedro Antonio Fresquís
(1749 - 1831)
Retablo of Saint Figure
pine, gesso, pigment
12 x 9 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Hand adzed pine board. Image painted with hand made pigment over gesso surface. Male figure with nimbus wears a blue bird print patterned shawl over long red robe. He stands next to a covered table containing a biretta and Cristo and to the right a flowering plant. Draped curtains with dash pattern and fringe. He holds an object in each hand. Wavy sgraffito line through the black border band.
Provenance: The Joseph Pytka Collection