Die Vision des hl. Franziskus
Carlo Saraceni (1579-1620)

Die Vision des hl. Franziskus,

um 1615
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
243,5 x 167,4 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal X
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
113
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie Schleißheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Carlo Saraceni, Die Vision des hl. Franziskus, um 1615, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/XR4MJAKxQ1 (Last updated on 07.11.2019)
This night scene shows a music making angel comforting the blind St. Francis as his life ebbs away. The event took place in 1225 in the home of a namesake of the saint, the canon Tebaldo Sarraceni, in Rieti. The painting was probably purchased in 1620 for the Elector Maximilian I.

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