St. Paul, detail of the Book of Epistles, from the Sant'Emidio polyptych, 1473 Oil Painting - Carlo Crivelli

St. Paul, detail of the Book of Epistles, from the Sant'Emidio polyptych, 1473

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "St. Paul, detail of the Book of Epistles, from the Sant'Emidio polyptych, 1473", originally brought to life by the talented Carlo Crivelli. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Carlo Crivelli and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    St. Paul, detail from the Book of Epistles, from the Sant'Emidio polyptych, 1473" is a significant work by Italian Renaissance artist Carlo Crivelli.

    This masterpiece showcases a segment of a larger polyptych commissioned for the church of Sant'Emidio in Ascoli Piceno, in the Marche region of Italy. The polyptych, which depicts various saints and biblical figures, is best understood as a unified whole, but each panel, such as this one featuring St. Paul, also exists as a significant standalone artwork.

    "St. Paul, detail from the Book of Epistles" focuses on the saint, famously converted from a persecutor of Christians to one of its most ardent advocates. Crivelli represents St. Paul in a highly detailed manner consistent with his style, revealing an understanding of human anatomy and early Renaissance principles of artistic realism.

    The painting features St. Paul holding the 'Book of Epistles', a reference to his significant contributions to the New Testament. Paul is often credited with writing 13 of the 27 books of the New Testament, and this attribute in the painting serves to highlight this aspect of his biblical role.

    Fully characteristic of Crivelli’s style, the painting presents fine detail in both the depiction of St. Paul and the surrounding elements. In addition to the lifelike figure of the saint, the painting also features an intricately rendered brocade background, a detail often seen in Crivelli's works.

    While lesser known today, Carlo Crivelli was a significant figure in the Quattrocento period of the Italian Renaissance. His works, including "St. Paul, detail from the Book of Epistles", from the Sant'Emidio polyptych, 1473, are characterized by their ornamental detail, intricate iconography, and the emotive power of their human figures. His significant influence stretches well beyond his lifespan and the geographic boundaries of his native Marche.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

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