Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Saint Roch

Saint Roch

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian (active Venice, Udine, Würzburg, and Madrid) 1696 - 1770

Date:
1730-1735

Medium:
Oil on paper on canvas

Dimensions:
17 3/4 x 13 3/8 inches (45.1 x 34 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 289

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
Saint Roch, patron saint of plague victims, is often depicted with a dog at his side in reference to the one that fed him when he himself suffered from the plague.