Large 16th Century Italian Old Master Saint Thomas Aquinas Portrait Antique

Large 16th Century Italian Old Master Saint Thomas Aquinas Portrait Antique

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Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), 16th Century

Early oil on panel

Saint Thomas Aquinas
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An altarpiece in Ascoli Piceno, Italy,
by Carlo Crivelli (15th century)
Doctor of the Church
RoccaseccaKingdom of Sicily(now Lazio, Italy)
Died7 March 1274 (aged 48-49)
FossanovaPapal States (now Lazio, Italy)
Venerated inCatholic Church
Anglican Communion
Canonized18 July 1323, AvignonPapal States by Pope John XXII
Major shrineChurch of the JacobinsToulouse, France
Feast28 January (7 March, until 1969)
AttributesThe Summa theologiae, a model church, the sun on the chest of a Dominican friar
PatronageAcademics; against storms; against lightning; apologists; Aquino, Italy; Belcastro, Italy; book sellers; Catholic academies, schools, and universities; chastity; Falena, Italy; learning; pencil makers; philosophers; publishers; scholars; students; University of Santo TomasSto. Tomas, Batangas; theologians[1

Fine 16th Century Italian Old Master depiction of St Thomas Aquinas, oil on panel. Superb early and important devotional side profile study of the hugely influential Italian philosopher and theologian. Excellent condition for its age on an early split panel that would be enhanced with a clean if desired. Gilt frame, good panel condition.

Provenance: from the Hohenzollern collection,
Schloss Sigmaringen

Measurements: 25" x 19" framed

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