Elite Decorative Arts Holiday Sale - December 10, 2011
Lot 64 - ST MICHAEL AFTER GUIDO RENI OIL PAINTING
Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642. Oil on canvas painting of archangel, St. Michael, supreme enemy of Satan and the fallen angels vanquishes Satan and ejects him from Paradise in this traditional composition by Guido Reni. Original tonal quality, characteristic brush elements and life like attributes makes this a classic rendition of this famous masterpiece. Signed by the artist Berilesin, (unknown) front, lower left corner. Measures: 56” High x 40 ½” Wide + 3” frame (142.24 cm x 103.12 cm + 7.62 cm). Pre-Sale estimate $3000-$5000.