The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia Oil Painting - Guido Reni

The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia

Guido ReniItem # 266053
Museum Quality Hand Painted Oil Reproduction

Was originally


Now only

You save 30%
16 X 21 in
9 Frame Options:
Painting Size: 12" x 16"
16" x 21"
20" x 26"
24" x 31"
28" x 37"
32" x 42"
36" x 47"
40" x 52"
Frame: Unframed - Rolled in a tube
Gallery Wrap
Finished Size: 30" x 34"
Add to Cart
Add to Cart
Free Shipping to Your Door
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia", originally brought to life by the talented Guido Reni. 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 Guido Reni 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

    "The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia" is a Baroque-era painting by the Italian artist Guido Reni, created in the early 17th century. This work of art depicts the violent martyrdom of Saint Apollonia, a Christian martyr from Alexandria, Egypt, who was persecuted during the reign of Emperor Philip the Arab around 249 AD. According to hagiographic traditions, Apollonia was subjected to torture during a local uprising against Christians, where her teeth were forcibly extracted or shattered after she refused to renounce her faith. In some accounts, she was subsequently burned alive.

    Guido Reni's portrayal of Saint Apollonia's martyrdom is a vivid and emotive representation of her suffering and steadfastness in the face of brutal persecution. The painting is characterized by Reni's mastery of chiaroscuro, the dramatic interplay of light and shadow, which serves to heighten the emotional intensity of the scene. The saint is typically shown in a moment of divine inspiration or prayer, often with an angelic figure present, symbolizing her imminent entry into heaven and the triumph of her faith over physical torment.

    The artwork is a testament to Reni's ability to convey complex spiritual narratives through his art, and it exemplifies the Baroque style's emphasis on movement, vivid detail, and emotional engagement. "The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia" is significant not only for its artistic merit but also for its cultural and historical resonance, reflecting the period's religious fervor and the veneration of martyrs within the Counter-Reformation context.

    As of the knowledge cutoff date, the specific dimensions, location, and provenance of "The Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia" by Guido Reni are not provided. However, Reni's works are held in high esteem and can be found in various museums, churches, and private collections around the world. This painting continues to be studied and admired for its artistic qualities and its powerful representation of religious devotion.

  • 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.

Add to Cart

100% hand-painted

Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

Museum quality

We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

Top-level materials

We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.