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Martyrdom Seven Sons Saint Felicity painting represents Featured Francesco Trevisani Print

Martyrdom Seven Sons Saint Felicity painting represents

The Martyrdom of the Seven Sons of Saint Felicity, The painting represents the Martyrdom of the Seven Brothers, the sons of Saint Felicitas. Saint Felicitas is kneeling to the right of the center, comforting her youngest son Martialis and pointing to the angel coming up from above with the seven crowns and seven palm branches of martyrdom. The statue of Mars, right behind her, represents the pagan gods that the early Christian widow refused to worship. To the left of the statue, the Roman emperor Pius Antonius sits on a throne, who ordered Felicitas to witness the death of her seven sons before she was executed. Right in the foreground, Saint John (lashed with lead balls), in the middle and left in the foreground, Saint Alexander and the beheaded Vitalis, in the middle, sitting and kneeling, Saint Phillippus and Felix, in the background Saint Silvanus is thrown from the tower. In the background a hedge of spectators and a statue of the Vestal Virgin in a niche. To the left of the base of the Mars statue a self-portrait of Trevisani, looking out at the painting. At the far left in the foreground a second self-portrait of Trevisani is shown. On the pedestal the coats of arms of Colbert and Arnauld de Pomponne under the crown of a Marquis. The arms and crown refer to Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Marquis de Torcy, and his wife, Catherine-Felicite Arnauld de Pomponne, to whom the painting was given by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni in 1709, the seven sons of St. Felicity are beheaded, Felicity may be shown comforting them, or she is also included, portrait, self-portrait or painter, Francesco Trevisani, 1709, canvas, oil paint (paint), painting, h 75 cm ? w 62.6 cm

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