Italian ex-votos

An ex-voto is created when an individual's prayers for a miracle are answered. After praying to a saint for a miraculous…

Gepostet von Outsider Art am Sonntag, 28. April 2013


That’s quite exhaustive; let me just add some of my favourites:

Andrea Doria’s shipwreck (1956)
Jesus saves two man fell into the well (15th century)
Virgin Mary, St. Anthony of Padua and St. Crispin (patron saint of cobblers) save a shoe factory from the fire
Votive offering from Pope Pius VII when he came back from his imprisonment (1814)
Virgin Mary and St. Felician save
bass singer Paolo Soglia from Foligno’s earthquake (1832)
Two women rescued from a clash between a coach and a train
Virgin Mary saves two oxen from an indigestion of grass
A healing from cancer through radiation therapy (Cesena, 1955)
Holy Mary with Jesus saves a soldier
from the outbreak of his rifle (19th century)
A man saved four times from suicide (1873)

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