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The Clemency of an Emperor

Author: Anonymous
Century: XVIII°
DATE: XVIII century POSITION: left side of the sacristy MEASUREMENT:150 x 100 cm METHOD: oil painting

The painting is located between the large window and the Martyrdom of Saint Ursicino, the title and attribution are uncertain, although the eighteenth century style of a Venetian school is recognizable.

The painting describes the event of a woman and two young men presented as suppliants to an imposing figure of a Roman soldier which is probabily the emperor. On the left there is a strange scene of a centurion falling from a horse, whose connection to the main scene is unclear.

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