"Madonna del Pesce", Painting of Nazarene school, middle of 19th century after famous altarpiece by Raffael ,which is now in museum Prado /Madrid.
This painting depicts Tobias (holding a fish) being presented to the Virgin and Child by the Archangel Raphael. At the right is St Jerome, reading a book. The altarpiece ws executed by Raffael for the church of San Domenico in Naples and may have been intended for victims of eye diseases. This would explain the presence of Tobias, who cured his father of blindness by rubbing his eyes with the gall of a fish.
Technique: oil on canvas. Gilt original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 31 1/2" x h 44 2/8" (80 x 112 cm), framed w 38 1/3" x h 50 1/3" (97 x 128 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.