COELLO, Claudio
(b. 1642, Madrid, d. 1693, Madrid)

St John of God with an Angel

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Oil on canvas, 104 x 83 cm
Private collection

John of God (1495-1550) was a Portuguese-born soldier turned health-care worker in Spain, whose followers later formed the Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God, a worldwide Catholic religious institute.




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