Escuela Española - Imposición de casulla a San Ildefonso

Escuela Española - Imposición de casulla a San Ildefonso
Oil on canvas - Not signed - XVII-XVIII

Circle of Pedro de Raxis el Mozo (Alcalá la Real, Jaén, 1555 - Granada, 1626)
Imposición of chasuble to San Ildefonso
Oil on canvas
17th century
43 x 29 cm (dimensions without frame)
In very good condition
It includes frame.

Origin: private collection

Description: The Virgin, in the centre, is sitting on a throne of clouds and she hands a chasuble to the male character kneeling at her feet. In the background the Holy Trinity observes the scene and in the foreground St. John the Baptist with the mystical lamb, Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine of Alexandria and an angel accompany the main characters.

Iconography: San Ildefonso was Archbishop of Toledo in the early 7th century. He was one of the great bishops of the Visigothic era. His relics rest in Zamora Cathedral. The most famous episode of his life is the appearance of Our Lady, who according to tradition gave him a beautiful chasuble.

Author: Circle of Pedro de Raxis El Mozo. He excelled as an image polychromator. He was considered as an outstanding painter, he is one of the teachers of the Sevillian school who marked the transition between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

The images are a very important part of the description.

The work is in very good condition, as may be seen in the photographs.

Please consider the frame as a gift. We make a great effort to show the condition of the pieces, including the frames, in the photos, but we can’t accept complaints about frames because they’re not new and, although their condition is very acceptable, they have minimal flaws due to use.

The piece needs custom packaging, included in the shipping costs.

Professional shipping with tracking code.

Lot details
Escuela Española
Title of artwork
Imposición de casulla a San Ildefonso
Oil on canvas
Not signed
Overall in fairly good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
43×29 cm
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