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Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian in a landscape. Oil painting attributed to A. Pérez de Pineda.

  • Pérez de Pineda, Andrés, 1660-1727.
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Description

The two saints stand in a landscape: each is holding the palm (the attribute of martyrdom), Each saint also has some attributes of the physician: a book, an instrument, and an ermine-lined doctoral robe

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 45.5 x 63.5 cm

Creator/production credits

Attributed to Pérez by Dr. Benito Navarrete. Pérez lived in Seville and worked in the circle of Matías de Arteaga in the last part of the 17th century: for his biography see D. Angulo and E. Valdivieso, loc. cit.

References note

Diego Angulo, Pintura del siglo XVII, Madrid 1971 (Ars hispaniae, vol. 15), p. 366 (referring to signed pictures by Pérez formerly in the destroyed (1931) chapel of San Julián [in Seville])
Enrique Valdivieso, Pintura barroca sevillana, Sevilla 2003, pp. 490-493

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44844i


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