ANONYMOUS, after Ary SCHEFFER
Saint Augustine and Saint Monica
oil on canvas doubled on panel (cracks, restorations,
and traces of humidity), unsigned
After the painting painted in 1846 by Ary Scheffer kept in the Musée de la Vie Romantique (replicas in the Louvre and the National Gallery in London), here probably after the engraving by A. Ledoux in connection with a preparatory drawing by Ary Scheffer.
A wooden predella decorated with a frieze of holy figures on a gold background and a cartouche with a quotation from Saint Augustine is included.