(b. 1703, Molfetta, d. 1766, Napoli)
Immaculate Conception with the Prophet Elijah1740-41
Oil on canvas, 104 x 59 cm
This canvas is a modello for Corrado Giaquinto's altarpiece in the church of Madonna del Carmine, Turin. The painting is one of four known studies relating to the Turin altarpiece.
The altarpiece, completed in 1741, was commissioned for the church of Madonna del Carmine. It was destined for a chapel dedicated to the prophet Elijah.