Collection: St. Matthew and Angel

ARTIST: Museum Religious Art Classics


Artist: Simone Cantarini – c. 1645 – 1648

Simone Cantarini or Simone da Pesaro was an Italian painter and engraver, mainly known for his history paintings and portraits executed in an original style, which combined Bolognese classicism with a bold naturalism.

Matthew the Apostle was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and one of the four Gospel writers.

His feast day is September 21.