Livio mehus (circle) (1630-1691)

Artist Name Livio mehus (circle) (1630-1691)
Title The Temptation of St Francis
Description A delightful and busy, circa 1650, religious Old Master oil on canvas depicting The Vision of St Francis of assisi before founding his order of Franciscans. A superb 17th century Old Master Dutch / Spanish religious artwork attributed to the circle of Livio Mehus.St Francis is visited by angels and receiving the stigmata. It is sublime in its execution and is a very fine artwork which has had restoration and been relined some time ago. Good impasto around the central faces and figures. Unsigned.
 
Provenance South England estate
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 34 x 26 inches
Price £6800
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