San Camillo de Lellis rescues the sick of the Santo Spirito Hospital during the flood of the Tiber in 1598

San Camillo de Lellis mette in salvo gli ammalati dell’Ospedale Santo Spirito durante l’inondazione del Tevere del 1598
Author: 

Pierre Subleyras (Saint-Gilles-du Gard 1699 - Roma 1749)

Type: 
Painting
Year: 
1746
Material and technique: 
Oil painting on canvas
Size: 
172 x 248 cm
Inventory: 
MR 5701

The canvas was painted in 1746 for the canonization of Camillo de Lellis founder, in 1591, of the Order of Ministers of the Invalids. At the height of success, during the pontificate of Benedict XIV, Pierre Subleyras describes the dramatic episode of the life of the saint with a moving and sober.

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Nell’intento di accogliere e orientare il visitatore, la prima sala del museo ha la funzione di Incipit ed espone quindi quattro opere rappresentative dei temi narrativi esplicitati lungo il percorso espositivo.

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