CASTIGLIONE, Giovanni Benedetto
(b. 1609, Genova, d. 1664, Mantova)
The Miracle of Soriano1655
Oil on canvas, 319 x 204 cm
Santa Maria del Castello, Genoa
The painting depicts the miracle which occured, according to the Dominican tradition, in the church of the Convent of Soriano in Calabria in 1530. It was commissioned in 1654 by the Dominican friars.