Martyrdom of S. Cecilia
ID
 
491
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Lazio (Latium)
 
Community
  
Creator
 
Guido Reni (1575-1642)
 
Creator Role
 
Painter
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Cecilia in Trastevere, Martyrdom of S. Cecilia
 
Subject
 

Description: The decapitation of S. Cecilia, who looks towards heaven with her arms spread.

 
Creation Date
 
1601
 
Century
 
early 17th
 
Style Genre
 
early Baroque
 
Format Medium
 

oil on canvas

 
Original Structure
 

Chapel of the Bath (Capella del Bagno)

 
Specific Location
 

on the altar

 
Patrons and Others
 

Commissioned by Cardinal Paolo Sfondrati

 
Related Work
 

 
Descriptive Notes
 

The painting was severely mutilated after World War II. A rectangle from below the waist to the head was cut out and has been replaced by a copy.

 
Photo Credit
 
Max Hutzel
 
Image Source
 
Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
 
Photo Repo Number
 
86.P.8
 
Contributor
 
Lisa W. Tom
 
Image of Martyrdom of S. Cecilia.