The Healing of the Madman c. 1496 Oil Painting - Vittore Carpaccio

The Healing of the Madman c. 1496

Vittore CarpaccioItem # 130872
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Healing of the Madman c. 1496", originally brought to life by the talented Vittore Carpaccio. 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 Vittore Carpaccio 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 Healing of the Madman" is a notable painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Vittore Carpaccio, created around 1496. This work is part of a series of nine paintings that depict the legend of Saint Ursula, a British princess who, according to medieval lore, undertook a pilgrimage across Europe with 11,000 virgins and ultimately met a martyr's death. Carpaccio's series was commissioned for the Scuola di Sant'Orsola (School of Saint Ursula) in Venice, which was a confraternity dedicated to the saint.

    "The Healing of the Madman" stands out within the series as it diverges from the primary narrative of Saint Ursula to illustrate a miraculous event occurring in the bustling urban setting of the Rialto Bridge in Venice. The painting captures a moment when a madman, who had been causing a disturbance, is miraculously cured by the relic of the Holy Cross, which was being carried in a religious procession across the bridge. This incident is believed to have been included as a testament to the power of faith and the divine intervention present in everyday life.

    Measuring 365 x 389 cm, the painting is executed in tempera on canvas, a medium typical of the Venetian school during this period. Carpaccio's attention to detail is evident in the architectural elements, the depiction of contemporary Venetian attire, and the diverse range of expressions and activities among the crowd. The work is celebrated for its vivid portrayal of 15th-century Venetian society and its intricate narrative quality.

    "The Healing of the Madman" is currently housed in the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice, where it continues to be studied and admired for its historical significance and artistic mastery. Carpaccio's work remains an important example of Venetian Renaissance art, offering insight into the cultural and religious life of the city during this period.

  • 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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